- Canada’s federal minimum wage will increase from $15.00 to $15.55 per hour beginning April 1, 2022
The government of Canada will raise the federal minimum wage to $15.55 per hour on April 1, 2022. The higher rate will apply for individuals working in provinces or territories where the general minimum wage rate is higher than the federal minimum wage. This change will apply to workers and interns in the federally regulated private sector.
What are the Changes?
The government of Canada will raise the federal minimum wage from $15.00 per hour to $15.55 per hour beginning April 1, 2022. The government made this change based on the average annual increase of the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
The government of Canada automatically adjusts the federal minimum wage on April 1 of every year. Continue to check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.
Source: Government of Canada