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Several Provinces have increased or will increase their minimum wage rates in 2016. This list details the wage rate changes taking effect in 2016.

JurisdictionRate New/
Current
Previous
Rate
Effective
Date
Alberta$11.20$10.20September 1, 2015
B.C.$10.45$10.25September 1, 2015
B.C.(serving alcohol on licensed property)$9.20$9.00September 1, 2015
Manitoba$11.00$10.70October 1, 2015
New Brunswick$10.65$10.30December 31, 2016
Newfoundland and Labrador$10.50$10.25October 1, 2015
Northwest Territories$12.50$10.00October 1, 2015
Nova Scotia$10.70$10.60April 1, 2016
Nunavut$13.00$11.00June 1, 2016
Ontario$11.25$11.00June 1, 2015
Ontario (students under 18 who work 28 hours or less/week)$10.55$10.30June 1, 2015
Ontario (serving alcohol on licensed property)$9.80$9.55June 1, 2015
P.E.I.$10.75$10.50July 1, 2016
Quebec$9.75$10.55May 1, 2016
Saskatchewan$10.50$10.20October 1, 2015
Yukon$10.86$10.72April 1, 2015