Manitoba’s minimum wage will be going up 40 cents on October 1, 2022. The hourly minimum wage go from $11.95 to $12.35. This marks the sixth year in a row Manitoba has seen a minimum wage increase (there was no increase in 2016). Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Manitoba was able to see a 5 cent increase in 2021.


Manitoba currently has the second-lowest minimum wage in Canada. Saskatchewan has the lowest hourly minimum wage at $11.81.

History of Hourly Minimum Wage in Manitoba:

October 1, 2022 $12.35
October 1, 2021 $11.95
October 1, 2020 $11.90
October 1, 2019 $11.65
October 1, 2018 $11.35
October 1, 2017 $11.15
October 1, 2015 $11.00
October 1, 2014 $10.70
October 1, 2013 $10.45
October 1, 2012 $10.25
October 1, 2011 $10.00
October 1, 2010 $9.50
October 1, 2009 $9.00
May 1, 2009 $8.75
April 1, 2008 $8.50
April 1, 2007 $8.00
April 1, 2006 $7.60
April 1, 2005 $7.25
April 1, 2004 $7.00
April 1, 2003 $6.75
April 1, 2002 $6.50
April 1, 2001 $6.25
April 1, 1999 $6.00
January 1, 1996 $5.40
July 1, 1995 $5.25
March 1, 1991 $5.00