13. Minimum Wage

Minimum wage rate by province/territory

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Province/TerritoryHourly rateEffective dateUpcoming changes
Alberta$15.00October 1, 2018n/a
Alberta (students under 18)$13.00June 26, 2019n/a
British Columbia$14.60June 1, 2020n/a
British Columbia (liquor servers)$13.95June 1, 2020n/a
Prince Edward Island$12.25April 1, 2019$12.85 on April 1, 2020
Manitoba (security guards)$12.50October 1, 2018n/a
Manitoba$11.90October 1, 2020October 1, 2021
New Brunswick$11.70April 1, 2020April 1, 2021
Nova Scotia$12.55April 1, 2020April 1, 2021
Nunavut$13.00April 1, 2016n/a
Ontario (home workers)$15.40October 1, 2020October 1, 2021
Ontario (general)1$14.25October 1, 2020October 1, 2021
Ontario (students under 18)$13.40October 1, 2020October 1, 2021
Ontario (liquor servers)$12.45October 1, 2020October 1, 2021
Quebec (general)2$13.10May 1, 2020May 1, 2021
Quebec (employees receiving tips)$10.45May 1, 2020May 1, 2020
Saskatchewan$11.45October 1, 2020n/a
Newfoundland and Labrador$12.15October 1, 2020April 1, 2021
Northwest Territories$13.46April 1, 2018n/a
Yukon3$13.71April 1, 2020April 1, 2021