Minimum wage climbs 50 cents to $11.35 an hour today in B.C.
Liquor servers will also have a higher wage at $10.10 an hour.
The increase is part of the B.C. NDP’s plan to hit $15 per hour by 2021, as announced in August.
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At the time, Labour Minister Harry Bains said minimum wage will go up by “incremental and predictable increases,” met with a “responsible, fair approach.”
The boost means B.C. has the third-highest minimum wage across the country.
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