The Alberta government wants to increase the minimum wage this fall and move towards ending the lower rate for liquor servers. The proposal is for a $1 increase in the standard minimum wage to $11.20 and for a $1.50 increase for liquor servers to $10.70. The aim is to end the disparity in the rates next year and for the minimum wage to be $15 by 2018.

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