Toronto – January 14, 2015 – According to a new poll by the Broadbent Institute, an overwhelming majority of Canadians believe income inequality has worsened in the last decade. To address this inequality, 73% of those polled say that the government can – and should – do something to reduce the gap between rich and poor.
Toronto – November 26, 2014 – In a 2009 Canadian national survey, women reported 460,000 incidents of sexual assault in just one year. It is estimated that only about 10% of all sexual assaults are reported to police.
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.