Minimum Wage Set to Increase October 2024

The Ontario government is increasing the minimum wage from $16.55 per hour to $17.20, effective October 1, 2024. This 3.9 per cent annualized wage increase is based on the Ontario Consumer Price Index (CPI).

General minimum wage: $17.20 per hour

Student minimum wage: $16.20 per hour

Hunting, fishing and wilderness guides minimum wage:

  • $86.00 rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day
  • $172.05 for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive
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