Please find below the latest update for Minimum Wage increases across Canada. The RCC (Retail Council of Canada) has a map with all current and upcoming minimum wage increases by province and territory. To access it, please click here.
Newfoundland & Labrador:
Many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat and cover their fixed costs, such as rent and insurance, while taking a negative impact on their revenues. Government assistance has emerged to help businesses pay for their rent, but many have had their fate put into the hands of their landlords to apply for the assistance. The new Canadian Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) is being introduced to provide rent relief for businesses and allows these businesses to apply to the assistance directly as opposed to waiting for their landlords to do so.