P.E.I. has lowest average hourly wage for jobs listed April to June: Statistics Canada

According to CBC News, Prince Edward Island's "help wanted" listings for April to June 2015 "offered the lowest average hourly wages in the country, according to a recent Statistics Canada report."  

They also report that "the wages offered in 1,500 job listings on P.E.I. in the second quarter, and found the money averaged $13.70 an hour. That's almost $2 less than the average for jobs listed for the same time period in neighbouring New Brunswick." 

Advisory Council on the Status of Women Executive Director Jane Ledwell, who is also part of the P.E.I. Working Group for a Liveable Income, told CBC News it is "disappointing."

She believes the answer is a basic income. Read more here.