Happy International Women's day, we have some work to do. This year the International Women's Day theme is gender parity because according to a recent report at the World Economic Forum, at this rate it will take us 117 years to get there!
Last year, Catalyst Canada, reported that Canadian women earn $0.82 to every $1 earned by men. That's marginally better than the U.S.'s $0.78 for every $1, but sets the gap in Canada at 18 per cent -- much higher than in other countries, specifically in Europe. The global pay gap was about $4,000 on average between men and women, and the Canadian pay gap was just over $8,000.