Ontario has a minimum wage of $11.20 an hour, and Manitoba has a rate of $9.60 an hour.
That means the difference between the two provinces’ minimum wages is about $4.10 an hour more than the national minimum wage.
The gap is widest in Atlantic Canada, where the average hourly wage is $10.80.
Ontario has the lowest minimum wage in the country at $11 an hour compared to the national average of $12.50.
New Brunswick has the highest wage at $15 an hour and Prince Edward Island is second with $16 an hour — the average is $11 and $12 an hour in Quebec, the highest in Canada.