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Minimum Wage Rewind

Expert: Belinda Sutton

Ratanshi asked:

What was Ontario's minimum wage was in 1991?

Belinda Sutton answered:

As of January 1, 1991 the general minimum wage in Ontario was $6.00 per hour. For students who were under the age of 18, the rate was $5.55 per hour. Liquor servers were paid $5.50 per hour.

About the author

Belinda Sutton is a Communications Officer with the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

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