Half of women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16. This IWD, Hennessy's Index presents the facts on gendered violence in Canada.
Hennessy's Index looks at appeal of middle-class economics at a time when 90 per cent of Canadians don't feel financially secure.
When asked, about half of Canadians self-identify as middle class. Hennessy's Index looks at appeal of middle-class economics at a time when 90 per cent of Canadians don't feel financially secure.
Canadians who identify as right or left on the political spectrum are more likely to be interested in politics, according to a recent survey. Here's how those political divisions stack up.
The number of billionaires in the world in 2014 reached 2,325 -- a 7 per cent increase since last year and it represents an all-time record high. They control nearly 4 per cent of the world's wealth.
Economists found no statistically significant relationship between a higher minimum wage and a negative labour market outcome between 1983 and 2012 -- dispelling long-standing minimum wage mythology.
There's been a steady decline in the number of quality jobs in Canada since the late-1980s, a reflection of the rise in part-time jobs and self-employment as well as lower pay.
Oil by rail exports from Canada to the U.S. increased by 900 per cent between 2009 and 2012. With increased oil shipments on Canada's railways, can current regulations prevent another Lac-Mégantic?
The number of carloads of oil transported by rail in 2013 totalled 160,000. That's set to triple to 510,000 carloads a day by 2016. Where are the regulations for shipping oil by train safely?
Which costs more in Canada: child care or university tuition? Without a universally affordable Canadian child-care plan in place, the numbers across the majority of provinces may surprise you.