Minimum Wage Updates

Several jurisdictions have changed or will change their minimum wages in 2018 and subsequent years.

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.
 

Federal (Canada Labour Code, Part III) Aligned with provincial/ territorial minimum wage in each jurisdiction December 1996
Alberta $13.60 October 1, 2017
$15.00 October 1, 2018
British Columbia
General $12.65 June 1, 2018
$13.85 June 1, 2019
$14.60 June 1, 2020
$15.20 June 1, 2021
Liquor servers $11.40 June 1, 2018
$12.70 June 1, 2019
$13.95 June 1, 2020
$15.20 June 1, 2021
Manitoba
General $11.15 October 1, 2017
$11.35 October 1, 2018
Security guard workers $12.50 October 1, 2017
New Brunswick1 $11.25 April 1, 2018
Newfoundland and Labrador $11.15 April 1, 2018
Northwest Territories $13.46 April 1, 2018
Nova Scotia
Experienced workers $11.00 April 1, 2018
Inexperienced workers2 $10.50 April 1, 2018
Nunavut $13.00 April 1, 2016
Ontario
General $14.00 January 1, 2018
Students under 18 working 28 hours week or less $13.15 January 1, 2018
     $14.10 January 1, 2019
Serving alcohol on licensed property $12.20 January 1, 2018
$13.05 January 1, 2019
Prince Edward Island $12.25 April 1, 2019
Quebec
General $12.00 May 1, 2018
Employees receiving tips $9.80 May 1, 2018
Saskatchewan $10.96 October 1, 2017
$11.06 October 1, 2018
Yukon $11.513  April 1, 2018

1 There are special minimum wage rates for certain categories of employees in government construction work, and counsellors and program staff at residential summer camps.

2 An inexperienced employee is an employee who has not been employed by their current employer or other employers to do their current job for three calendar months.

3 Will increase each year based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).