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Minimum wage goes up 50 cents in B.C.

Increase is part of the B.C. NDP’s plan to hit $15 per hour by 2021

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.

READ MORE: NDP announce plan on liveable wages

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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