Ontario is increasing the general minimum wage to $11.60 this fall.
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The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women presented its report entitled Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women and Girls in Canada in the House of Commons today. The report is based on submitted briefs and testimony provided by witnesses over the course of 21 meetings held between 12 April and 7 December 2016 during its study on violence against young women and girls.
This study uses public microdata from the Employment Insurance Coverage Survey to compare the effectiveness of the federal parental leave and benefit system with that of the Quebec system. This research analysis takes into account other related policies, including regulated child care and income transfers to families with children.
With Canada’s population aging rapidly, the author of this research study states that municipalities must refocus community planning efforts to deal with the impact of decades-old car-dependent suburban sprawl that leaves less mobile seniors isolated.
The researchers draw together the research presented to address three questions of central interest. First, has inequality increased in -Canada? Although the question is bluntly phrased, the answer, as we will see, is in many ways nuanced. Second, what policy tools are available to affect inequality and how have they performed? Third, what should Canada do about inequality going forward?
Lime Connect is a global not for profit organization that aims to rebrand disability through achievement. They do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting high potential university students and alumni who happen to have disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, and full time careers with their corporate partners in the world's leading corporations.
Entrepreneurship programs have a more profound and long-term benefit for women and minorities than Caucasian men, according to research conducted by Laurina Zhang from the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School and Elizabeth Lyons from the University of California, San Diego.
The Minister of Children and Youth Services and Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, held a roundtable discussion on March 21, 2017 with Black youth, community leaders and youth sector service providers to talk about the implementation of the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan.