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

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

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 April 22, 2019
2017 wage ($/hour)
Wages as of April 22, 2019
2018 wage ($/hour)
Alberta $26.40 $26.67
British Columbia $23.00 $23.98
Manitoba $20.83 $21.00
New Brunswick $19.35 $20.00
Newfoundland and Labrador $21.98 $22.00
Northwest Territories $32.00 $34.00
Nova Scotia $20.00 $20.00
Nunavut $31.00 $30.00
Ontario $22.50 $23.08
Prince Edward Island $19.00 $19.49
Quebec $21.75 $22.00
Saskatchewan $24.00 $24.52
Yukon $28.00 $30.00

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2017 and 2018

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