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The minimum wage employees can earn changed in many provinces on October 1 when planned salary increments took effect across the country.

This means that minimum wage workers in as many as six provinces became eligible for a 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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Here's something you may not know — the minimum wage in Canada really varies across the country, with a difference of almost $5 per hour between some spots.

Every single province sets its own minimum wage, with some as low as $11.81 and others going up to $16.

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There are a couple of restaurants in Ontario that won't ask guests to tip their servers because they're getting paid living wages instead.

Aiāna in downtown Ottawa and Barque Smokehouse in Toronto's west end both use the tip-free model, and Narcity spoke with both owners to get the low-down of why they made that call.

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The government of Ontario just dropped its budget for 2022, and some Ontarians may be able to save money on gas, childcare, taxes and more.

Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy announced the budget on Thursday. The plan relies on five pillars, including "Rebuilding Ontario's Economy, Working for Workers, Building Highways and Key Infrastructure, Keeping Costs Down, [and] A Plan to Stay Open."

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