Two Regions of Nova Scotia on List of Lowest Incomes

A new report on wages in Canada ranks two economic regions of Nova Scotia as being among the lowest in average income. The Statistics Canada 2016 wage survey report ranked the Annaoplis Valley region as having the fifth lowest average income in Canada at $21.75 per hour. The North Shore region of the province along the Northumberland Shore was ranked as the eight lowest average hourly salary at $22.05 per hour. Alberta dominated the list of the highest average incomes with six of its seven economic regions in the top ten.