Gender Wage Gap

Canada Faces 'Economic Crisis' If Gender Divide Remains

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Job prospects for women are looking increasingly bleak as the so-called fourth industrial revolution puts female-dominated industries at...

'Having it All' Should Be The Norm, Not The Exception

Jennifer Reynolds | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Business
Jennifer Reynolds

Creating work environments that reflect the reality that both women and men are working and raising children is critical to not only women, but to the competitiveness of the economy. We are not maximizing the talent pool when 50 per cent of the population is absent from the vast majority of leadership roles that shape our economy.

My Elderly Mother Has a Few Words of Wisdom for Party Leaders

Oxfam Canada | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada Politics
Oxfam Canada

Election season is heating up. The leaders debate on economic policy is almost upon us. And my mother wants me to say a few things to those who aspire to lead our country. She wants me to say that, as a strong woman who is the mother of a strong woman and grandmother of a strong granddaughter, we need to do better.

Gender Wage Gap Is Costing World Countless Billions, UN Says

CP | Teresa Cerojano, The Associated Press | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Business

MANILA, Philippines — A U.N. agency is mounting a worldwide campaign for equal pay for women, who get 24 per cent less than men on global average an...

The Gender Pay Gap In Canada Is Twice The Global Average

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Living

The difference between how much women and men are paid in Canada isn't just a large amount — it’s actually a life-changing one. According to Ca...

Sunny Freeman

Canada Gets Unimpressive Marks On Global Report Card | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Business

Canada gets an uninspiring ‘B’ on a new report card measuring social performance among a group of major developed countries, a ranking the think t...

Men Get Bigger Pay Raises Than Women: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada Business

Women get slightly more pay raises than men, but men get much larger ones at small and medium-sized businesses, according to a new index from human re...

Why Some Women Will Never Be Happy With Proof of Equality

Carrie Lukas | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business
Carrie Lukas

Few topics stir up more heated debate than how women fare in the workforce. Bloomberg columnist Ramesh Ponnuru recently took on this issue, detailing research that shows discrimination isn't the primary reason why men continue to out-earn women. Yet the bearers of this good news for women -- and it is good news, after all -- are derided as women's enemies. Why are cheerleaders for women's equality so disturbed by research revealing that their cause is further along than they thought?