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Minimum wage increasing to $10.50 on P.E.I.

People making minimum wage on P.E.I. will start earning more money as of July 1.

People making minimum wage will earn 15 cents more per hour

The Island's minimum wage is going up 15 cents next year. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

People making minimum wage in P.E.I. will start earning more money as of July 1.

Labour Minister Janice Sherry says the wage will go up to $10.50 an hour.

That's an increase of 15 cents from the current minimum.

The province says the minimum wage ranges from $10 an hour in New Brunswick to $11 in Ontario and Nunavut.

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