Minimum wage in Durham Region, and in the rest of Ontario, is set by the Government of Ontario. The minimum wage is the lowest amount of money an employer can legally pay you for work. It is set at an hourly rate.

The general minimum wage in Ontario is currently $16.55 per hour. The student minimum wage is $15.60 per hour. 

The general minimum wage applies to most jobs but there are exceptions. See the complete breakdown of minimum wage in Ontario.  It is important that you know your rights as a worker in Ontario. 

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