Media releases | March 16, 2022

After British Columbia announced it will increase its minimum wage to keep up with inflation, many people started wondering if Alberta will follow suit.

B.C. is offering its lowest-paid workers a 25-cent hourly increase and is boosting minimum wage to $15.65 starting June 1.

The government said the move is tied to the rising cost of basic needs, and workers need an increase in pay to make up for inflation.

Workers in Alberta should not be expecting the same move. Read more →