Nov 5, 2012

What if the minimum wage was a living wage?

Trish Hennessy
Ontarians are engaged in a broadening conversation about how to end working poverty through decent jobs, a better minimum wage, and a concept that's gathering force: a living wage.
Oct 30, 2012

Report back on B.C.'s welfare food challenge

Raise the Rates in Vancouver challenged people in B.C. to try to eat for a week on $26. Redeye's Peter Driftmier took the challenge and he comes into the studio to talk about how it went.
Oct 17, 2012

Eating for a week on $26

An anti-poverty group has challenged people in B.C. to eat for a week on the amount you would get if you were a single adult on welfare.
Aug 8, 2012
Photo: Fairfax County/Flickr

Youth, money and declining faith in capitalism

Karen Foster
"Young people want to retire early and spend, too." That's the main finding of a survey commissioned by the Bank of Montreal, released last week in newspapers across the country.


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