Minimum Wage Changes for 2009

 

Jurisdiction

 

New Rate

 

Previous Rate

 

Effective date

 

$9.00

 

$8.75

 

October 1, 2009

 

New Brunswick

 

$8.00

 

$7.75

 

April 15, 2009

 

$8.25

 

$8.00

 

Sept 1, 2009

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

 

$8.50

 

$8.00

 

January 1, 2009

 

Nova Scotia

 

$8.60

 

$8.10

 

April 1, 2009

 

Nova Scotia (inexperienced workers)

 

$8.10

 

$7.60

 

April 1, 2009

 

Ontario

 

$9.50

 

$8.75

 

March 31, 2009

 

Ontario (students under 18 who work 28 hours or less/week)

 

$8.90

 

$8.20

 

March 31, 2009

 

Ontario (serving alcohol on licensed property)

 

$8.25

 

$7.60

 

March 31, 2009

 

Quebec

 

$9.00

 

$8.50

 

May 1, 2009

 

Saskatchewan

 

$9.25

 

$8.60

 

May 1, 2009

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