Several Provinces have increased or will increase their minimum wage rates in 2013. The list below details the wage rate changes taking effect in 2013.

Jurisdiction Rate New/Current Previous Rate Effective Date
Alberta $9.75 $9.40 Sept. 1, 2012
Manitoba $10.25 $10.00 Oct. 1, 2012
New Brunswick $10.00 $9.50 01-Apr-12
Newfoundland and Labrador $10.00 ___ 01-Jul-10
Nova Scotia $10.30 $10.15 01-Apr-13
Nova Scotia (inexperienced workers) $9.80 $9.65 01-Apr-13
Ontario $10.25 31-Mar-10
Ontario (students under 18 who work 28 hours or less/week) $9.60 31-Mar-10
Ontario (serving alcohol on licensed property) $8.90 31-Mar-10
Quebec $9.90 $9.65 May 1 2012
Saskatchewan $9.50 $9.25 Sept. 1, 2011
B.C. $10.25 $9.50 01-May-12
B.C.(serving alcohol on licensed property) $9.00 01-May-12
P.E.I. $10.00 $9.60 01-Apr-12
Yukon $10.30 01-May-12
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