7 results for tag: Canada


Minimum Wage Is Going Up in 9 Provinces & Territories in 2020 But Alberta is Still the Top

By Lisa Belmonte February 22, 2020 Making a living off minimum wage can sometimes be hard, especially if you live somewhere in Canada where that figure is low. You'd probably be hard-pressed to find someone who would turn down a pay increase but sometimes those changes can barely make a difference. For those people, there's good news. Almost every province and territory is getting an increase this year. In nine different regions across the country, the minimum amount you can be paid is set to go up for 2020 based on inflation and other factors. Even national changes could be coming soon. During Question Period in the House of Commons on ...

Yukon’s minimum safe set to increase by $1 to $13.71 in April

By Jackie Hong February 21, 2020 Minimum wage in the Yukon is set to increase by $1 per hour come April 1. In a press release Feb. 20, the Yukon government announced that minimum wage in the territory will be $13.71 per hour beginning in April, up from the current rate of $12.71. The change is a two per cent increase based on the 2019 consumer price index for Whitehorse, the press release said, plus an additional 75 cents. The Yukon government approved the increase after an order made by the Employment Standards Board, which considered things like changes in the annual consumer price index (a measure that examines the baseline cost of ...