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Chamber: Closing the gap for women in Windsor-Essex

By Lee Anne Doyle, Jeffrey MacKinnon and Matt Marchand

On Oct. 14, the front page article in the Windsor Star read: Is Windsor the “worst city” in Canada for women? 606 more words

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U.K.'s Jeremy Corbyn proposes wage cap for top earners. Should Canada have a maximum wage?

U.K. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn caused a stir in Britain earlier week when he called for a maximum wage for the country’s highest earners in an effort to change a “grossly unequal” economy. 812 more words

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Before lunch on the first working day of 2017, a top CEO in Canada had already earned more than most of us do all year: report

TORONTO — Before noon today, Canada’s highest-paid CEOs will earn more than the average working person’s income for all of 2017.

That’s the conclusion of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, an Ottawa-based think-tank that has tracked CEO compensation in this country for a decade. 480 more words

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Top Canadian CEOs will earn more by today than average working person does in 2017

TORONTO – Before noon today, Canada’s highest-paid CEOs will earn more than the average working person’s income for all of 2017.

That’s the conclusion of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, an Ottawa-based think-tank that has tracked CEO compensation in this country for a decade. 535 more words

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Canada's highest-paid CEOs make 193 times the average wage: report

Canada’s top-paid 100 CEOs make an average of $9.5 million a year, according to a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

That works out to 193 times the average Canadian’s wage of $49,510. 369 more words

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Tank: Saskatoon city council's female majority an oasis

In 1948, Marjorie Walker ran for Saskatoon city council on a relatively simple platform: It was time to add a woman’s voice to the all-boys club. 732 more words

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Businesses applaud changes to allow temporary foreign workers to stay as long as permits renewed

Ottawa’s decision to scrap a controversial rule that limited how long foreign workers can stay in Canada is being welcomed by businesses, analysts and migrant worker advocates as the first step in a series of reforms they hope will ultimately transform the immigration system. 720 more words

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