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Labour Market and Income

Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to labour market and income issues. This section was developed to help find relevant news, publications, and videos.

The Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA) 2014 now available

The master and administrative data files of the second wave of the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults are now available in the RDCs. In addition, two new files are also available : The ”IMDB file” which contains variables from the Longitudinal Immigration Database, including demographics, education at landing, the country of origin and intended destination within Canada, as well as the labour market intentions and skills, and the “Respondent history file” which can be used to determine the subsample of persons who responded to several successive waves of LISA. To know more consult the data section or contact your local RDC.

Gender Wage Gap: public consultations in Ontario

The Government of Ontario is seeking public input to develop a strategy which will help close the wage gap between men and women. The Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee will accept submissions by email at [email protected] until January 15, 2016. You can also post comments on Twitter using #wagegapON. To download the background paper and find out about the townhall meetings which will be held this fall, visit the Committee’s website. 

9 October 2015 - 11:16am |

Is the Time Ripe for a Garanteed Annual Income in Canada?

This is what Evelyn L. Forget, academic director of the Manitoba RDC, and Noraloo Roos suggest in a recent piece published in The Globe and Mail. They review the available evidence and show that a Guaranteed Annual Income (GAI) would offers several health, educational and financial benefits. You can read it here.


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