Canada Minimum Wage

Alberta Minimum Wage Goes Up, To Hit $15 Per Hour By 2018

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta, one of the lowest payers of minimum wage in Canada, is becoming one of the highest.Jobs Minister Lori Sigurdson announced Monday t...

Sunny Freeman

Alberta's NDP Say It's Time For A Living Wage. Here's What Might Happen | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta (yes, Alberta) just elected a party that promised to hike minimum wage by 50 per cent.

Raising B.C. Minimum Wage Is Not The Right Policy To Help Struggling Families

Charles Lammam | Posted 06.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Charles Lammam

The goal of helping struggling families and the most vulnerable in society is laudable. But the problem is the minimum wage is the wrong policy to achieve this end. Before determining what the right policy is, we first need to understand who the impoverished really are. It turns out they are overwhelmingly not minimum wage earners.

Althia Raj

Mulcair Vows To Raise Minimum Wage – For Some | Althia Raj | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is pledging to reinstate and substantially increase the federal minimum wage – a low-level benchmark for cert...

Minimum Wage, Maximum Rage

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Business

Since moving to Canada from Bangladesh as a refugee in 2002, 33-year-old Acsana Fernando has not been able to earn much more than the minimum wage.  ...

Alberta's Raises Minimum Wage to Become SECOND Lowest In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta is to raise its general minimum wage to $9.75 per hour on Sept. 1.The 35-cent increase will mean the province will have the second ...

What Happened To Canada's Promise To Eradicate Child Poverty?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Business

It has been more than 20 years since the House of Commons unanimously resolved to end child poverty by 2000, but a national advocacy group says it's s...

Tip Earners May Get Lower Minimum Wage

CBC | Posted 08.02.2011 | Canada

CBC - Labour Minister Martine Coulombe is still considering the possibility of lowering the minimum wage for workers who earn tips. New Brunswick's...