13. Minimum Wage

Minimum wage rate by province/territory

Province/Territory Hourly rate Effective date Upcoming changes
Alberta $15.00 October 1, 2018 n/a
Alberta (students under 18) $13.00 June 26, 2019 n/a
British Columbia $15.65 June 1, 2022 n/a
British Columbia (liquor servers) $15.65 June 1, 2022 n/a
Prince Edward Island $13.70 April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023
Manitoba $13.50 October 1, 2022 April 1 2023
New Brunswick $13.75 October 1, 2022 April 1 2023
Nova Scotia $13.60 October 1, 2022 April 1 2023
Nunavut $16.00 April 1, 2020 n/a
Ontario (home workers) $17.05 October 1, 2022 n/a
Ontario (general)1 $15.50 October 1, 2022 n/a
Ontario (students under 18) $14.60 October 1, 2022 n/a
Ontario (liquor servers) $15.50 October 1, 2022 n/a
Quebec (general)2 $14.25 May 1, 2022 May 1, 2023
Quebec (employees receiving tips) $11.40 May 1, 2022 May 1, 2023
Saskatchewan $13.00 October 1, 2022 October 1, 2023
Newfoundland and Labrador $13.70 October 1, 2022 April 1, 2023
Northwest Territories $15.20 September 1, 2021 September 1, 2023
Yukon3 $15.70 April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023