Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Canada rose 2.0 percent year-on-year to CAD 1,012 in November 2018, following a 2.5 percent increase in the previous month. Wages went up in 6 of the 10 largest industrial sectors, with retail trade leading these gains, followed by accommodation and food services; and administrative and support services. Meantime, earnings were little changed in wholesale trade, educational services, public administration, and professional, scientific and technical services. Average weekly earnings rose in eight provinces, namely in British Columbia. Wage Growth in Canada averaged 2.23 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5.50 percent in September of 2005 and a record low of -0.40 percent in May of 2001.