Resource Type: Publication | Author: Robert White
A paper commissioned by the CCPA about corporate social responsibility and living wage policy.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Kayte Lawton and Matthew Pennycook
A 2013 report from the UK on the challenges and opportunities of the living wage.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: David Neumark
A paper that provides updated evidence in regards to living wage laws in the US as pointing to modest reductions in urban poverty.
Assessing the effects of financial literacy interventions for low income and vulnerable groups in Canada
CCFL releases report aimed to stimulate and inform policy and practice with respect to community-based financial literacy education for low-income Canadians.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: John Stapleton
This Report provides low income retirees and their advisors with the information and the tools they need to make the right decisions for their financial future.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Social Assistance Review Commission
After 2 years of consultation in communities across Ontario, the Ontario Social Assistance Review Commission releases this final report, including over 100 recommendations to transform the social assistance system.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Jordan Brennan
A report about the history and current state of the living wage movement in Ontario.
This paper highlights the use of human rights-based strategies as one means to help bring a living wage to low-paid disadvantaged workers.
Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Senator Art Eggleton
In this podcast, Senator Art Eggleton shares what a future of prosperity might look like in Canada. He firmly believes that the success of Canada's economy depends on its people and achieving equality amongst all residents. Reducing income inequality is key to prosperity.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: MASS LPB
This Report– and its summary – outline more than ninety recommendations made by forty-four randomly selected citizens to ensure that Toronto remains a competitive, liveable, and inclusive city.”
In this podcast Alexa Briggs and Celia Lee from Vibrant Communities Calgary discuss the report - Costs of Poverty: An Economic Case for a Preventative Poverty Reduction Strategy in Alberta - the process of developing it, launch, and outcomes from its release.
In this podcast John Stapleton explores what the report; The Working Poor in the Toronto Region: Who they are, where they live, and how trends are changing, means for the growing income gap in Canada and how it affects the day to day lives of people experiencing poverty.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: John Stapleton, Brian Murphy, Yue Xing
Past reports have looked at working poverty on a national level, however, The “Working Poor” in the Toronto Region: is the first to look at working poverty at a municipal or regional level.
Resource Type: Publication | Authors: Ken Battle & Sherri Torjman
This paper considers the economic and social factors that contribute to high poverty and rising inequality in Canada.