13. Minimum Wage

Minimum wage rate by province/territory

Province/TerritoryHourly rateEffective dateUpcoming changes
Alberta$15.00October 1, 2018n/a
Alberta (students under 18)$13.00June 26, 2019n/a
British Columbia$15.20June 1, 2021n/a
British Columbia (liquor servers)$15.20June 1, 2021n/a
Prince Edward Island$13.00April 1, 2021April 1, 2022
Manitoba (security guards)$12.50October 1, 2018n/a
Manitoba$11.90October 1, 2020October 1, 2021
New Brunswick$11.75April 1, 2021April 1, 2022
Nova Scotia$12.95April 1, 2021April 1, 2022
Nunavut$16.00April 1, 2020n/a
Ontario (home workers)$15.70October 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$13.50May 1, 2021May 1, 2022
Quebec (employees receiving tips)$10.80May 1, 2021May 1, 2022
Saskatchewan$11.45October 1, 2020n/a
Newfoundland and Labrador$12.50April 1, 2021October 1, 2021
Northwest Territories$15.20September 1, 2021n/a
Yukon3$15.20August 1, 2021April 1, 2022