2010 Minimum Wage Changes

Several Provinces have increased or will increase their minimum wage rates in 2010. The list below details the wage rate changes taking effect in 2010.

Jurisdiction

 

New Rate

 

Previous Rate

 

Effective Date

 

Alberta

 

$8.80

 

$8.40

 

April 1, 2009

 

Manitoba

 

$9.50

 

$9.00

 

October 1, 2010

 

New Brunswick

 

$8.50$9.00

 

$8.00$8.50

 

April 1, 2010September 1, 2010

 

Nfld and Labrador

 

$10.00

 

$9.50

 

July 1, 2010

 

Nova Scotia

 

$9.20

 

$8.60

 

April 1, 2010

 

Nova Scotia
$8.70

 

$8.10

 

April 1, 2010

 

Ontario

 

$10.25

 

$9.50

 

March 31, 2010

 

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

 

$9.60

 

$8.90

 

March 31, 2010

 

Ontario (serving alcohol on li-censed prop-erty)

 

$8.90

 

$8.25

 

March 31, 2010

 

Quebec

 

$9.50

 

$9.00

 

May 1, 2010

 

Saskatchewan

 

$9.25

 

$8.60

 

May 1, 2009

 

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