Toronto — November 13, 2014 — While Canada spends less than most industrialized nations on child care, parents in Canada are among the most likely to be employed. As a result, Canada is inadequately funding a service that is desperately needed.
Toronto – October 11, 2014 – To mark this year’s World Food Day, October 16, it is important to note that the level of food insecurity in Canada is getting worse, not better. Food insecurity is the lack of income or resources to reliably access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
Toronto — October 4, 2014 — The cost of going to university in Canada varies dramatically depending on which province a student is enrolled in. During the past ten years, average tuition fees in Canada have almost tripled. At the same time, public funding of post-secondary education has dropped significantly.
Toronto — July 19, 2014 — In an age when Canadians are increasingly forced to work multiple jobs to make ends meet, care for elderly parents, and balance competing responsibilities, many workers are grappling with mental health issues. An alarming number of workers in Canada say they are stressed and burned out.
Toronto — May 28, 2014 — Every year, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) collects data on deaths and injuries that occur in Ontario’s workplaces. However, when occupational diseases are accounted for, the number of claims reported by the WSIB represents only a fraction of the total number of workplace related fatalities.
Ottawa – May 22, 2014 – Most Western industrialized nations belong to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which represents the world’s richest economies. A recent OECD report finds that income inequality within these countries has significantly increased during the past three decades.