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The Indigenous Wage Gap in Canada
The Indigenous Wage Gap in Canada

  The conversation regarding the wage gap that the Indigenous population faces in relation to the rest of the Canadian population has received little attention until recently. A study done by The Conference Board of Canada in 2017 showed that across Canada,...

Research finds that 2SLGBTQIA+ Canadians face a wage gap
Research finds that 2SLGBTQIA+ Canadians face a wage gap

  It is well known that there is a wage gap between men and women and between white and BIPOC workers, but one wage gap that tends to be overlooked is the wage gap between 2SLGBTQIA+ workers and their heterosexual counterparts.  While discrimination based on...

Quick Facts: Mental Health and Poverty
Quick Facts: Mental Health and Poverty

By: Melody Santiago   For Mental Health Week, I want to take a moment to reflect on the interactions between mental health and poverty, and how a living wage could provide a way forward.  Quick Facts When the Angus Reid Institute released the results of its study...