Living Wage

May 9, 2013

Child poverty rampant in Canadian cities

Iglika Ivanova
The story of child poverty in Canada is very much an urban story. One out of every 10 children living in urban areas was poor in 2010, compared to one in 20 children living in non-urban areas.
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.
May 11, 2012

Alert! Radio #214: Special May Day episode

Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
On this episode, Clayton Thomas Muller on Indigenous resistance, Mae Burrows' quest for a living wage in B.C. and Noam Chomsky calls for more comprehensive activist goals.
Mar 13, 2012
Photo: PSAC-NCR | AFPC-RCN/Flickr

Resolving the strike at Ottawa's Salvation Army shelter

Rev. Wayne Menard and others
Several weeks ago we, as concerned Christians, met at a local church with some of the striking workers from the Salvation Army Booth Centre on George Street in Ottawa's Byward Market.
Feb 17, 2012

The need for a living wage: Donald Wells

Progressive Voices
On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with Donald Wells, Director of McMaster University's School of Labour Studies, on the campaign to introduce a living wage in Hamilton.


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