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UK calls for more corporate governance on CEO pay, will Canada follow suit?

Putting a limit on what private companies can pay their chief executives is a topic that may be gaining increased traction in the wake of a… 417 more words

World

Nova Scotia had third-highest rate of child poverty in 2014: report

Nova Scotia has the highest rate of child poverty in Atlantic Canada and the third-highest rate nationally at 22.5 per cent, according to 2014 data from a report released on Thursday. 556 more words

News

Is spending on B.C. education really at “record levels?”

The BC Liberals claim in a fact sheet that spending on education is at record levels. A reality-check shows otherwise. Sure, spending is up if you consider only dollar amounts. 470 more words

Government

Twelve women candidates the most in a decade

When Tiffany Paulsen first ran for a spot on Saskatoon city council 16 years ago, she 11 other women were doing the same thing.

This year’s election also features 12 women among the 40 candidates for the 10 councillor positions and the mayor’s chair. 284 more words

Local News

Windsor women invited to financial empowerment talk

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor is hosting the Women’s Financial Empowerment Summit on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Best Western Plus Waterfront Hotel, 277 Riverside Dr. 189 more words

Local Business

Saskatoon and Regina among worst major cities for Canadian women

Saskatoon and Regina are two of the worst cities to live in if you’re a Canadian woman, according to a national report released Thursday.

The report, by the… 335 more words

Canada

Calgary rated one of worst Canadian cities for women workers in pay equity and employment

Calgary ranks near the very bottom of the best cities in which to be a woman in Canada, a new study finds.

Calgary placed 23rd out of 25 of the country’s largest metropolitan areas. 580 more words

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