2017 is sure to bring about a lot of changes. While the Trump presidency may make some things in Canada's near future seem a little shaky, we can at least enjoy the fact that some provinces will experience a minimum wage increase next year.

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Here are the minimum wage increases we can expect across various provinces and territories in Canada in 2017:

Note: Information taken from Stats Canada's Minimum Wage Database.


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British Columbia

SEP 15, 2016: $10.85

SEP 15, 2017: $11.25 (+$0.40)


Alberta

OCT 1 2016: $12.20

OCT 1 2017: $13.60 (+$1.40)

OCT 1 2018: $15.00 (+$1.40)


Saskatchewan

OCT 1 2016: $10.72

OCT 1 2017: TBD

On October 1 of each year, the minimum wage increases based on the average of the percentage change in the CPI (Consumer Price Index) and the percentage change in average hourly wage for Saskatchewan in the previous year. The Cabinet must approve any increases in minimum wage.


Manitoba

OCT 1 2016: $11.00

OCT 1 2017: $11.00 (No change)


Ontario

OCT 1 2016: $11.40

OCT 1 2017: $11.40 (No change)


Quebec

MAY 1 2016: $10.75

MAY 1 2017: $10.75 (No change)


Nova Scotia

APR 1 2016: $11.00

APR 1 2017: TBD

On April 1 of each year, the minimum wage increases based on the percentage change in the projected annual CPI for Canada in the prior calendar year, rounded to the nearest $0.05.


New Brunswick

APR 1 2016: $10.65

APR 1 2017: $10.65 (No change)


PEI

JUN 1 2016: $10.75

JUN 1 2017: $11.00 (+$0.25)


Newfoundland and Labrador

OCT 1 2016: $10.50

APR 1 2017: $10.75 (+$0.25)

OCT 1 2017: $11.00 (+$0.25)


Yukon

APR 1 2016: $11.07

APR 1 2017: TBD

On April 1 of each year, the minimum wage increases based on the amount corresponding to the annual increase for the year prior in the CPI for the city of Whitehorse.


Nunavut

APR 1 2016: $13.00

APR 1 2017: $13.00 (No change)


Northwest Territories

APR 1 2016: $12.50

APR 1 2017: $12.50 (No change)


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