$16.65 federal minimum wage effective April 1.

Every Canadian deserves a fair shot. Part-time, temporary,

and low-wage Canadian employees still struggle financially.

On April 1, 2023, the federal minimum wage will rise from $15.55 to $16.65 to match inflation. 

The Consumer Price Index grew 6.8% in 2022, making life more affordable for the 26,000 Canadians

who earn less than the present amount. Federally regulated private-sector firms

 must update their payroll records with the new rate by April 1 to pay workers and

interns accurately. Employers must pay the greater provincial or territorial minimum wage.

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