The financial discrimination that women face in Canada is worse than it is in most of the world’s richest nations. According to Statistics Canada, our gender pay gap is the among the largest of the 34 countries in the OECD (Organistion for Economic Cooperation and Development).
And it’s not getting any better. The current federal government has made it illegal for many women to file human rights complaints because they’re paid less than men.
So during this federal election, ask yourself, what’s stopping us from achieving gender equality more quickly? Ask yourself how you’re going to vote in this federal election.