BC Jobs Minister Shirley Bond announces the minimum wage will be raised to $10.45 in September. BC’s current minimum wage is $10.25 per hour.

It will be increased every September, indexed to the inflation rate. Liquor servers minimum wage will rise from $9.00 to $9.20. According to the Jobs Minister there are 110,000 people in the province who currently make minimum wage.

BC Federation of Labour was pushing for $15 an hour. The last minimum wage increase was in 2012.

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