Minimum Wage Updates

The minimum wage table that follows includes the most up-to-date current rate listing for all jurisdictions across Canada as well as any upcoming rate changes including recently announced.

 

Minimum Wage Rates by Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction

Type

Rate per hour

Effective date

Federal CLC part III

N/A jurisdictional rates apply[1]

January 1, 1997

Alberta

General

$15.00

October 1, 2018

Student

$13.00

June 26, 2019

British Columbia

General

$14.60

June 1, 2020

$15.20

June 1, 2021

Liquor Server

$13.95

June 1, 2020

$15.20

June 1, 2021

Manitoba

General

$11.90

October 1, 2020

Security guard

$12.50

October 1, 2017

New Brunswick

General

General

$11.70

$11.75

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2021

Newfoundland and Labrador

General

$12.15

$12.50

$12.75

October 1, 2020

April 1, 2021

October 1, 2021

Northwest Territories

General

$13.46

April 1, 2018

Nova Scotia

General

$12.55

$12.95

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2021

Nunavut

General

$16.00

April 1, 2020

Ontario

General

$14.25

October 1, 2020

Student

$13.40

October 1, 2020

Liquor Server

$12.45

October 1, 2020

Prince Edward Island

General

$12.85

$13.00

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2021

Quebec

General

$13.10

$13.50

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2021

Tipped employees

$10.45

$10.80

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2021

Saskatchewan

General

$11.45

October 1, 2020

Yukon

General

$13.71

April 1, 2020

General

$13.85

April 1, 2021

[1] The minimum wage rate for employees of federally regulated organizations will be the current minimum wage rate set in the jurisdiction in which the employee performs the work.

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