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Upcoming Ontario minimum wage rates

UPDATE: On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government announced that it would reverse many of the changes implemented through Bill 148, including the minimum wage. We will update this post soon with more information.

The minimum wage in Ontario is increasing. Here’s what you need to know:

CategoryOctober 1, 2017January 1, 2018January 1, 2019
    
    
Student (18 or younger)$10.90$13.15$14.10
Liquor Server$10.10$12.20$13.05
Hunting/Fishing Guide

$58.00
less than five consecutive(i.e. back-to-back) hours a day

$116
for 5 or more hours a day

$70.00
for less than 5 consecutive hours
$140
for more than 5 total hours a day
$75.00
for less than 5 consecutive hrs
$150
for more than 5 total hours a day
Employees that are home workers$12.80$15.40$16.50
All other employees (general rate)$11.60$14.00$15.00

 

The minimum wage in Ontario is the minimum amount per hour that can be paid to an employee.