Current and Forthcoming General Minimum Wage Rates in Canada

JurisdictionEffective DateWage RateNote
Federal Footnote1 01-Apr-2023 $16.65 An employee should be paid at least the federal minimum wage. If the minimum wage of the province or territory where the employee usually works is higher than the federal minimum wage, the employer is to pay the higher minimum wage.
Alberta 26-Jun-2019 $15.00
British Columbia 01-Jun-2023 $16.75
Manitoba 01-Oct-2023 $15.30
New Brunswick 01-Apr-2023 $14.75
New Brunswick 01-Apr-2024 $15.30
Newfoundland and Labrador 01-Oct-2023 $15.00
Newfoundland and Labrador 01-Apr-2024 $15.60
Northwest Territories 01-Sep-2023 $16.05
Nova Scotia 01-Oct-2023 $15.00
Nova Scotia 01-Apr-2024 $15.20
Nunavut 01-Apr-2020 $16.00
Ontario 01-Oct-2023 $16.55
Prince Edward Island 01-Oct-2023 $15.00
Prince Edward Island 01-Apr-2024 $15.40
Prince Edward Island 01-Oct-2024 $16.00
Quebec 01-May-2023 $15.25
Saskatchewan 01-Oct-2023 $14.00
Saskatchewan 01-Oct-2024 $15.00
Yukon 01-Apr-2023 $16.77
Yukon 01-Apr-2024 $17.59
Note: In most jurisdictions, these rates also apply to young workers. More information is available on special rates for young workers under "Current and Forthcoming Minimum Wage Rates in Canada for Young Workers and Specific Occupations".
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