2011 Changes to Minimum Wage

Jurisdiction New Rate/Current Rate Previous Rate Effective Date
Alberta $8.80 4/1/2009
Manitoba $9.50 10/1/2010
New Brunswick $9.50 $9.00 4/1/2011
New Brunswick $10.00 $9.50 9/1/2011
Newfoundland $10.00 7/1/2010
Nova Scotia $9.65 $9.20 10/1/2010
NovaScotia (inexperienced workers) $9.15 $8.70 10/1/2010
Ontario $10.25 3/31/2010
Ontario (Students under 18 working 28 hours or less/wk) $9.60 3/31/2010
Ontario (servicing alcohol) $8.90 3/31/2010
Quebec $9.65 $9.50 5/1/2011
B.C. $8.75 $8.00 5/1/2011
P.E.I. $9.30 $9.00 6/1/2011
P.E.I. $9.60 $9.30 10/1/2011

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