B.C.’s minimum wage will rise to $10.85 this year, and $11.25 by 2017

The B.C. government will increase the province’s minimum wage in two stages, bringing the wage from the current $10.45 an hour to $11.25 an hour by 2017.
On Sept. 15, 2016, minimum wage will rise to $10.85.

That’s a higher rise that what the province had previously committed to: an increase based on inflation that this year would have amounted to a $0.10 bump. The increase reflects $0.10 for inflation and $0.30 for B.C.’s economic growth, which has been the most robust in the country.

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