Ontario Minimum Wage
The general Ontario minimum wage for most employees is $15 per hour.
The minimum wage for students is $14.10 per hour. This applies to students under the age of 18 who work 28 hours a week or less when school is in session, or work during a school break or summer holidays.
People who work as hunting, fishing and wilderness guides make $75 per hour for working less than 5 consecutive hours in a day, and $150.04 per hour for working 5 or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive. A wilderness guide is a person who is employe to guide, teach, or assist a person while they are engaged in activities in a wilderness environment, including:
- Back-country skiing and snowshoeing
- Canoeing, kayaking, and rafting
- Dog sledding
- Horseback riding
- Rock climbing
- Operating all-terrain vehicles or snowmobiles
- Wildlife viewing
- Survival training
A wilderness guide doesn’t include a hunting or fishing guide or a student under 18 years of age.
Homeworkers make $16.50 per hour. This applies to employees who do paid work in their own homes.