If you are a minimum wage worker, you’re getting a raise this weekend.
The minimum per hour is going up to $11.40 on Saturday, up from $11.25.
The minimum wage for liquor servers rises from $9.80 per hour to $9.90.
Its the third consecutive annual increase by the Liberal government.
Ontario’s minimum wage is one of the highest in the country, however New Democrats have been calling on the province to raise general minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Alberta’s will soon be the highest of all the provinces. It will move to $12.20 an hour also on Saturday. Alberta’s NDP government has made plans to up minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018.
Labour Minister Kevin Flynn says the government will re-examine that possibility for Ontario in about two years.