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  • Canada will increase the federal minimum wage to $16.65


The government of Canada announced that it would increase its federal minimum wage to $16.65 per hour on April 1, 2023.

Starting April 1, federally regulated private-sector employers must update payroll information to reflect the new minimum wage rate. If the minimum wage rate in a particular province or territory is higher than the federal minimum wage, employers must follow that higher rate.

What are the Changes?

The government of Canada will increase the country’s federal minimum wage beginning April 1, 2023.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Canada

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