N.W.T. minimum wage rises to $12.50 an hour today
The Northwest Territories now has Canada's highest minimum wage with today's hike to $12.50 an hour.
The new rate, up from $10 an hour, was announced in January.
The last time the government increased the wage was in 2011.
Yukon's minimum wage is currently $10.86 an hour; Nunavut's is $11 an hour.