Minimum wage to increase

Prince Edward Island’s minimum wage will increase by 70 cents to $13.70 per hour on April 1, 2022.

The Employment Standards Board reviews minimum wage annually and provides their recommendation to Government after the review is complete. To read the board’s report, visit


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