Well, it’s a wonder anyone can see Canada as a prosperous, progressive nation after findings like this come to light. It’s a wonder anyone can say work pays and will protect us from poverty here.
This kinda money and you could take a cab to work every day and eat at Red Lobster any time you wanted. What comes after this, Canada?
Either way, Happy Monday.
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Food and fuel will cost more next year. Not to diminish the ‘family’ angle these articles frequently employ but won’t single people also be taking a hit?
Where’d we leave that ODSP application form?
Bad teeth and other oral health problems complicate the socio-economic progress of Ontarians, according to a new study.
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Major bank reports about the state of the economy are part of Canada’s information landscape and pretty much always have been. They are designed to tell us, in rationalized detail, where things are at. The reports set us up for what to expect from the major players in the country’s economic existence. This last one is a bit of a doozy, though. Most new jobs created in Canada since the 2009 recession have been part time. Last year, every single one was. Is this good?
Canada created lots of jobs last year. Almost all were part time: TD
After having read the recent non-fiction bestseller Evicted we feared no good news about housing could ever come out of Milwaukee barring a full scale miracle. Then we read a little about a sensible undertaking in that US city that seeks to answer to the problem of the ‘missing middle’. Nice.
Transforming a ‘barracks’ into a neighborhood. Connecting housing by using a neighborhood pattern improves the lives of moderate income residents
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For more about the types of housing it might behoove North Americans to look into a little more assertively:
Well, if it costs money it can be one of the building blocks of poverty, right? And poverty is always personal. An article from a UK source looks at feminine hygiene products and poverty. We’re talking a little more than thirty-five cents now.
Millions of women in the US lack proper access to menstrual supplies