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Making Paid Work Meet Basic Family Needs in Metro Vancouver

Apr 27, 2017

The 2017 living wage for Metro Vancouver is $20.62 an hour. This is the amount needed for a family of four with two parents…

Securing Fair Employment and Income: Where Living Wage and the Fight for $15 and Fairness Intersect

Feb 7, 2017

The living wage and Fight for $15 and Fairness movements, while seemingly different on the surface, are not so divergent when…

Chatham-Kent Launches and Brings on Employers During Living Wage Week

Nov 3, 2016

The Chatham-Kent Prosperity Roundtable leads local living wage initiative to celebrate 4 new living wage employers

Vancouver City Council Shows Leadership on Living Wages

Oct 14, 2016

Vancouver city council’s vote to become a living-wage employer recognizes the principle that full-time work should provide…

Webinar: Calculating the Living Wage in Ontario

Sep 26, 2016

Please join Greg deGrooot-Maggetti and Zohra Jamasi for this webinar from the Ontario Living Wage Network on the new…

An Unlikely Sector Considers Liveable Wages

Sep 15, 2016

The Gratuity Free movement started in New York City in 2015. According to an article by the Guardian on October 15, 2015, an…

A Living Wage for Whitehorse

Jul 7, 2016

Kendall Hammond, researcher, talks about how Whitehorse, Yukon's new living wage calculation is sparking new conversations about…

Webinar: Reaching out to employers about the living wage

Jul 6, 2016

Have you identified a sympathetic employer but are not sure how to take the first step towards asking them to join a living wage…

Brewery announces its support of living wage initiative

Jun 27, 2016

Muskoka Brewery works with the Poverty Reduction of Muskoka Planning Team (PROMPT) to become a living wage employer, the fist…

Income Trends and Canadian Consumer Debt

Jun 6, 2016

Over the past 15 years Canadian consumer debt has risen dramatically. Since 2000, the percentage of Canadian debt in…