Go spend all your money on candy and hockey cards, kids!
The minimum wage in British Columbia will rise by 50 cents to $11.35 an hour in mid-September!
But wait, there’s more!
The ministry says there will be an identical increase of 50 cents to the minimum wage for liquor servers, bringing it to $10.10 per hour in September!
The Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training Ministry says the new wages include a 20-cent increase based on British Columbia’s 2016 Consumer Price Index, plus an additional 30 cents.
The minimum wage was raised to $10.85 an hour last September.