minimum wage increase

Minimum wages in Canada are set to be raised in 2023, with multiple provinces soon getting a pay bump.

However, not everyone will get an increase, and many regions will still fall short of the highest minimum wage in Canada, even with the pay raise.

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Ontario's minimum wage just increased but that doesn't mean it's now the highest hourly pay rate in all of Canada because some provinces and territories still beat it.

Effective as of October 1, 2022, the minimum wage in Ontario has been boosted and the increase is related to the province's Consumer Price Index for 2022.

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There's some good news ahead for workers in Canada! Multiple provinces and territories have plans to increase their minimum wage in 2022 and some have already got the job done.

While some regions will pay employees at least $16 per hour by the end of this year, others are set to end up falling behind with wages of $12.35 or even less per hour.

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Looking for a new job? Blue Mountain Resort, located in the Collingwood area, is currently hiring hundreds of positions, and they all pay above minimum wage.

Following the province's plan to increase the hourly minimum wage to $15, the resort has announced that all of its wages will start at $16.50 per hour.

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In October, the minimum wage in four Canadian provinces increased, meaning there's now a difference of $4.25 between the country's highest and lowest minimum wages.

Nunavut has the highest rate, coming in at $16 per hour, while New Brunswick comes in at the lowest, with just $11.75 per hour.

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