Premier Clark to Raise Minimum Wage

Premier Christy Clark has announced an increase to the minimum wage in B.C. to $10.25 by May 2012. Increases will be done in stages with the first increase to $8.75 to happen on May 1st, the next to $9.50 in November and to $10.25 by May 2012.

The training wage will be eliminated and a new wage for licensed establishment will be introduced.