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Nova Scotia still has highest rate of child poverty in Atlantic Canada: report

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released its annual report on child poverty and while the numbers have improved in Nova Scotia, the province still has the third-highest provincial child poverty rate in the country. 328 more words


This is the 15 Dollar Minimum Wage Argument?

Here is the latest argument being made to promote the 15 dollar minimum wage.

Employers should simply pay their employees more. This will help solve our economic problems. 495 more words

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Saskatoon, Regina among worst cities in Canada to be a woman: annual study

A new study suggests Saskatoon and Regina remain two of the worst cities in Canada to be a woman.

The study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at differences between men’s and women’s access to economic and personal security, education, health and positions of leadership in Canada’s 25 biggest cities. 390 more words

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Hamilton in top 3 of best places in Canada for women to live

Hamilton has made a dramatic jump in the rankings from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives when it comes to the annual list of the… 151 more words


Where are the best and worst cities for women to live in Canada?

EDITOR’S NOTE: The complete ranking of cities has been updated to reflect the report’s 2017 numbers.

Victoria continues to be the best Canadian city to be a women in, a new study of the country’s 25 biggest metropolitan areas reveals. 620 more words


'We're going to keep losing people': Minimum wage debate heats up in Nova Scotia

Every year on October 1 provinces across Canada adjust their minimum wage pay scale.

But for some provinces that isn’t always a good thing.

According to a recent article by policy analyst Christine Saulnier, minimum wage workers in Nova Scotia are paid less than anywhere else in Canada. 425 more words