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Minimum wage in 1975, 2013 equal / Ontario ties minimum wage to CPI
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 07/28/2014

Minimum wage in 1975, 2013 equal, in constant dollars: StatsCan

OTTAWA — Those who earned minimum wage in 1975 were making the same amount, in constant dollars, as their counterparts in 2013.

According to a report released on July 16 by Statistics Canada, the average minimum wage in 2013 was $10.14 per hour, and $10.13 in 1975 (expressed in 2013 dollars, to account for inflation).