A look at what minimumwage workers get paid across Canada

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first_imgThe Ontario government has announced plans to raise its minimum wage to $14 an hour on Jan. 1, 2018 and to $15 an hour the following year. Here’s a look at what minimum-wage workers are paid across the country:Alberta – $12.20 an hour, rising to $13.60 this year and reaching $15 an hour on Oct. 1, 2018.British Columbia – $10.85. It’s expected to rise to at least $11.25 this year.Manitoba – $11. The government plans to raise it every year along with the rate of inflation.New Brunswick – $11. Adjusted annually relative to the consumer price index.Newfoundland & Labrador – $10.75 rising to $11 on Oct. 1, 2017.Northwest Territories – $12.50Nova Scotia – $10.85. Adjusted annually April 1 based on the consumer price index.Nunavut – $13. Adjusted annually April 1.Ontario – $11.40.Prince Edward Island – $11.25.Quebec – $10.75, rising to $11.25 per hour May 1.Saskatchewan – $10.72. Adjusted annually Oct. 1 relative to the consumer price index and average hourly wage.Yukon – $11.32. Adjusted annually April 1 based on the consumer price index.Source: The Canadian Press, Retail Council of Canadalast_img

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