Hourly Minimum Wages in CANADA for Adult Workers


(The numbers in brackets refer to footnotes)

Jurisdiction 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Federal
Alberta 01-Sep-05
$7.00

01-Sep-07
$8.00

01-Apr-08
$8.40

01-Apr-09
$8.80

01-Sep-11
$9.40

01-Sep-12
$9.75

01-Sep-13
$9.95

01-Sep-14
$10.20

British Columbia 01-May-11
$8.75

01-Nov-11
$9.50

01-May-12
$10.25

Manitoba 01-Apr-05
$7.25

01-Apr-06
$7.60

01-Apr-07
$8.00

01-Apr-08
$8.50

01-May-09
$8.75

01-Oct-09
$9.00

01-Oct-10
$9.50

01-Oct-11
$10.00

01-Oct-12
$10.25

01-Oct-13
$10.45

01-Oct-14
$10.70

New Brunswick 01-Jan-05
$6.30

01-Jan-06
$6.50

01-Jul-06
$6.70

05-Jan-07
$7.00

01-Jul-07
$7.25

31-Mar-08
$7.75

15-Apr-09
$8.00

01-Sep-09
$8.25

01-Apr-10
$8.50

01-Sep-10
$9.00

01-Apr-11
$9.50

01-Apr-12
$10.00

Newfoundland and Labrador 01-Jun-05
$6.25

01-Jan-06
$6.50

01-Jun-06
$6.75

01-Jan-07
$7.00

01-Oct-07
$7.50

01-Apr-08
$8.00

01-Jan-09
$8.50

01-Jul-09
$9.00

01-Jan-10
$9.50

01-Jul-10
$10.00

01-Oct-14
$10.25

Northwest Territories 01-Apr-10
$9.00

01-Apr-11
$10.00

Nova Scotia 01-Oct-05
$6.80

01-Apr-06
$7.15

01-May-07
$7.60

01-May-08
$8.10

01-Apr-09
$8.60

01-Apr-10
$9.20

01-Oct-10
$9.65

01-Oct-11
$10.00

01-Apr-12
$10.15
Footnote60

01-Apr-13
$10.30
Footnote

01-Apr-14
$10.40
Footnote

Nunavut 05-Sep-08
$10.00
Footnote61

01-Jan-11
$11.00

Ontario 01-Feb-05
$7.45

01-Feb-06
$7.75

01-Feb-07
$8.00

31-Mar-08
$8.75

31-Mar-09
$9.50

31-Mar-10
$10.25

01-Jun-14
$11.00

Prince Edward Island 01-Jan-05
$6.80

01-Apr-06
$7.15

01-Apr-07
$7.50

01-May-08
$7.75

01-Oct-08
$8.00

01-Jun-09
$8.20

01-Oct-09
$8.40

01-Jun-10
$8.70

01-Oct-10
$9.00

01-Jun-11
$9.30

01-Oct-11
$9.60

01-Apr-12
$10.00

01-Jun-14
$10.20

01-Oct-14
$10.35

Quebec 01-May-05
$7.60

01-May-06
$7.75

01-May-07
$8.00

01-May-08
$8.50

01-May-10
$9.50

01-May-11
$9.65

01-May-12
$9.90

01-May-13
$10.15

01-May-14
$10.35

Saskatchewan 01-Sep-05
$7.05

01-Mar-06
$7.55

01-Mar-07
$7.95

01-Jan-08
$8.25

01-May-08
$8.60

01-May-09
$9.25

01-Sep-11
$9.50

01-Dec-12
$10.00

01-Oct-14
$10.20

Yukon 01-May-06
$8.25
Footnote62

01-Apr-07
$8.37
Footnote63

01-Apr-08
$8.58
Footnote64

01-Apr-09
$8.89
Footnote65

01-Apr-10
$8.93
Footnote66

01-Apr-11
$9.00
Footnote67

01-Apr-12
$9.27
Footnote68

01-May-12
$10.30
Footnote69

01-Apr-13
$10.54
Footnote

01-Apr-14
$10.72
Footnote

 

Footnotes

Footnote60

Nova Scotia:On April 1 of each year, this rate is to increase to reflect changes in Statistics Canada’s Low Income Cut-Off figures for the previous year.

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Footnote61

Nova Scotia:On April 1 of each year, this rate is adjusted by the percentage change in the projected annual Consumer Price Index for Canada in the preceding calendar year, rounded to the nearest $0.05.

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Footnote62

Nova Scotia:On April 1 of each year, this rate is adjusted by the percentage change in the projected annual Consumer Price Index for Canada in the preceding calendar year, rounded to the nearest $0.05.

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Footnote63

Nunavut:Applies to all employees in Nunavut.

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Footnote64

Yukon:Effective April 1, 2007, and on April 1 of each subsequent year, this rate will increase by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote65

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote66

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote67

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote68

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote69

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote70

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote71

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote72

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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Footnote73

Yukon:On April 1 of each year, this rate increases by an amount corresponding to the annual increase for the preceding year in the Consumer Price Index for the city of Whitehorse.

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