By the numbers: minimum wages across Canada

By the numbers: minimum wages across Canada

By The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – The B.C. government plans raise its minimum wage this September. Here’s how the province’s hourly minimum wage stacks up with the rest of Canada:

British Columbia: Currently $10.25 for most workers and $9 for those serving alcohol; increasing to $10.45 and $9.20, respectively, in September.

Alberta: $10.20 or $9.20 for workers who serve alcohol

Saskatchewan: $10.20

Manitoba: $10.70

Ontario: $11; $10.30 for students under 18 and $9.55 for workers serving alcohol

Quebec: $10.35 or $8.90 for workers who receive tips; increasing to $10.55 and $9.05, respectively, in May

New Brunswick: $10.30

Nova Scotia: $10.40 an hour for most workers and $9.90 for “inexperienced” workers; increasing to $10.60 and $10.10, respectively, in April

Prince Edward Island: $10.35, increasing to $10.50 in July

Newfoundland and Labrador: $10.25, increasing to $10.50 in October

Yukon: $10.72, increasing to $10.86 in April

Northwest Territories: $10, increasing to $12.50 in June

Nunavut: $11

SOURCE: The Canadian Press

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