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Toby Sanger

Economist and writer

Toby Sanger is the economist for the Canadian Union of Public Employees in Ottawa, Canada's largest union. he produces the quarterly Economy at Work and the weekly Eye on the Economy.

He previously worked as chief economist for the Yukon and as principal economic advisor to the Ontario Finance Minister.
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Why Are Canadian Women Leaving the Labour Force In Record Numbers?

Women left Canada's labour force in record numbers last year. Who are they and why did they leave? The exodus is concerning for a number of reasons. Women, their household incomes and public revenues will all lose out from lower incomes. If women are leaving the labour force because of a lack of opportunities, inadequate pay or because they are overloaded with work and family responsibilities, it should also be a major concern.
03/11/2015 05:22 EDT