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Minimum wage going up to $11.20 October 1

Minimum wage goes up Oct 1, 2015 Alberta takes the first step towards a $15 per hour minimum wage by 2018.

Alberta's minimum wage will increase to $11.20 from $10.20 per hour. The liquor server minimum wage will rise to $10.70 from $9.20 per hour in the first of two steps to eliminate the differential rate altogether in 2016.

Live events on YouTube

Alberta lays out changes to the province's minimum wage. Minister Lori Sigurdson outlines the first step as Alberta moves towards a $15 per hour minimum wage in 2018 during a news conference on June 29 at 11am.


  • June 25, 2015

    Premier Notley reflects on accomplishments during spring session

  • June 25, 2015

    Minister Phillips announces next steps on climate change strategy

  • June 19, 2015

    Premier Notley enlists David Dodge to provide expert advice on capital plan


  • Minister Shannon Phillips announces climate change strategy

    Climate change strategy

    Alberta takes two important first steps in its commitment to address climate change.

  • OIl and energy

    Royalty review panel

    Dave Mowat, President and CEO of ATB Financial, will chair Alberta's royalty review advisory panel.

  • Camping in Lac La Biche

    Summer heat advisory

    Tips to help you stay safe, keep the power on, and protect our forests during the heat wave.

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