OTTAWA – Workers in Saskatchewan had the lowest yearly wage increase in Canada according to a new report from Statistics Canada.
The agency reported on Tuesday workers in the province saw weekly earnings rise 1.3 per cent between February 2013 and February 2014.
The national increase for the same period was 2.3 per cent.
On a monthly basis, weekly earnings rose 1.8 per cent from January 2014, the highest increase among the provinces.
The average weekly take-home pay in Saskatchewan, not including farm employees, was $961.90, trailing only Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador. The national average was $924.83.