Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Canada rose 2 percent year-on-year in January 2019, after a downwardly revised 1.7 percent increase in the prior month. Wages were up in 7 of the 10 largest industrial sectors, led by administrative and support services (6.5% to CAD 831). Meantime, earnings were little changed in construction, educational services and wholesale trade. Average weekly earnings rose in every province, namely in Nova Scotia (4.5% to CAD 892), driven by health care and social assistance and in Yukon (4% to CAD 1,129), Nunavut (4% to 1,388) and Manitoba (3.2% to CAD 952). Wage Growth in Canada averaged 2.23 percent from 1992 until 2019, 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.