The general minimum wage in Ontario will rise to $15.50 on October 1st, 2022. source: Statistics Canada

Minimum Wages in Canada averaged 6.48 CAD/Hour from 1965 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 15.50 CAD/Hour in 2022 and a record low of 1 CAD/Hour in 1966. This page provides - Canada Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2022.

Minimum Wages in Canada is expected to reach 15.50 CAD/Hour by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario is projected to trend around 16.50 CAD/Hour in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.10 5.20 percent Nov 2022
Employed Persons 19666.30 19656.20 Thousand Nov 2022
Unemployed Persons 1049.60 1073.40 Thousand Nov 2022
Part Time Employment -40.60 -11.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Full Time Employment 50.70 119.30 Thousand Nov 2022
Employment Change 10.10 108.30 Thousand Nov 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.80 64.90 percent Nov 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.30 10.60 percent Nov 2022
Labour Costs 125.36 126.64 points Sep 2022
Productivity 108.45 107.75 points Sep 2022
Wages 28.75 28.38 CAD/Hour Sep 2022
Minimum Wages 15.50 15.00 CAD/Hour Oct 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 29.44 29.31 CAD/Hour Sep 2022
Population 38.44 38.01 Million Dec 2021
Employment Rate 61.50 61.60 percent Nov 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 32.85 32.73 CAD Nov 2022
Wage Growth 3.50 3.50 percent Sep 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 17689.00 17578.00 Thousand Sep 2022
Job Vacancies 1031955.00 890385.00 Jun 2022

Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario
The minimum wage in Canada (Ontario) is a basic labor standard that sets the lowest wage rate that an employer can pay per hour to employees who are covered by the legislation. Every province and territory in Canada provides a minimum wage in its employment standards legislation.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.50 15.00 15.50 1.00 1965 - 2022 CAD/Hour Yearly