At 52.1 per cent, the percentage of voters who cast a ballot in the 2014 Ontario election is up from the province's 2011 historic low of 48 per cent. How does it fit into voter turnout across Canada?
Only 47 per cent of Canadians self-identify as middle class today, down from almost 70 per cent in 2002. This month, Hennessy's Index breaks down the numbers behind Canada's middle-class angst.
Recognizing April 16, 2014 as Equal Pay Day is a step in the right direction. But what's still missing is a strategic plan to close the gender pay gap.
The conclusion based on a review of the "best peer-reviewed research in Canada" is that there "is no evidence of a national labour shortage." So why is the skills shortage such a popular trope?
With Canadian federal tax revenues at their lowest in 70 years, Hennessy's Index goes back to the basics of public revenue generation with a lesson in tax cuts.
Hennessy's Index breaks down the numbers of the extra tax breaks given through pension income splitting, which seem to only benefit the richest of senior families.
It's out with the old -- from "austerity" to "taxpayer," Hennessy's Index rounds up a list of words to toss before turning a new page on 2014.
This month, Hennessy's Index reviews the year that was in 2013, marking significant moments over the last 12 months for income inequality, indigenous rights and youth in Canada.
This month, Hennessy's Index breaks down the labour standards at Wal-Mart and Costco together with a telling look at staff turnover rates and total sales for each company.
The federal government scrapped Canada's mandatory long-form census in 2010, replacing it with a voluntary survey.