Hire a temporary foreign worker in a high-wage or low-wage position

Notice:

New requirements for positions onboard a foreign vessel undertaking coasting trade in Canadian waters effective as of September 11, 2018.

The wage being offered for the position will determine if you need to apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Stream for High-wage Positions or the Stream for Low-wage Positions, each with their own requirements.

If you are offering a wage to a temporary foreign worker that is:

Median hourly wages by province or territory
Province/Territory Wages prior to May 3, 2018
2016 Wage ($/hour)
Wages as of May 3, 2018
2017 Wage ($/hour)
Alberta $25.89 $26.40
British Columbia $22.50 $23.00
Manitoba $20.00 $20.83
New Brunswick $18.90 $19.35
Newfoundland and Labrador $20.31 $21.98
Northwest Territories $32.00 $32.00
Nova Scotia $19.49 $20.00
Nunavut $30.00 $31.00
Ontario $22.12 $22.50
Prince Edward Island $18.44 $19.00
Quebec $21.00 $21.75
Saskatchewan $23.60 $24.00
Yukon $28.00 $28.00

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2016 and 2017

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