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Minimum Wage in Canada 2015-2016

Minimum Wage in Canada 2015- 2016
Current And Forthcoming Minimum Hourly Wage Rates For Experienced Adult Workers in Canada
Jurisdiction Effective Date Wage Rate Note
Federal      The minimum wage rate applicable in regard to employees under federal jurisdiction is the general adult minimum rate of the province or territory where the employee is usually employed
Alberta 01-Oct-15 $11.20 Minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to Average Weekly Earnings and the Consumer Price Index.
British Columbia 01-Sep-15 $10.45 On September 15 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
Manitoba 01-Oct-15 $11.00 On October 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
New Brunswick 01-Apr-16 $10.65 In 2017 (exact timing to be determined), New Brunswick's minimum wage will increase from $10.65 to $11.00.
Newfoundland and Labrador 01-Oct-15 $10.50 On October 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
Northwest Territories   $12.50 Minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
Nova Scotia  01-Apr-16 $10.70 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.
Nunavut 01-Apr-16 $13.00  
Ontario   $11.25 On October 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
Prince Edward Island 01-Jun-16 $10.75 On October 1, 2016, minimum wage will increase to $11.00 per hour.
Quebec 01-May-16 $10.75  
Saskatchewan 01-Oct-15 $10.50 On October 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index and Average Hourly Wage.
Yukon 01-Apr-16 $11.07 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.