It’s already a hot summer in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley with temperatures over 30°C the week of June 10 triggering an early start to cherry picking. What’s also sizzling is the hike in minimum wage rates. The rate moved from $12.65 per hour to $13.85 per hour in June.
A review of all provinces shows the differences between provinces across the country. For example, Ontario’s minimum wage is $14 per hour whereas Quebec’s is at $12.50 per hour.
Source: Retail Council of Canada