Toronto – May 14, 2013 – May 17th is recognised as the International Day against Homophobia (IDAHOT), which was established in 2004 to commemorate the World Health Organisation’s decision to remove homosexuality from the list of mental disorders.
Ottawa – May 7, 2013 – On average, women in Canada earn 32 percent less than men. That means that on average, a woman makes only 68 cents for every dollar a man makes. It varies by province. For instance, in Ontario it’s 28 per cent.
Ottawa – May 6, 2013 – According to a recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), worldwide unemployment will increase by 5.1 million this year – for a total of 202 million people around the globe who are unemployed.
Ottawa – May 2, 2013 – Last year was a banner year for the world’s billionaires. In 2012, the world’s super-rich saw their net worth skyrocket by 16% – at a time when all major wealth indicators (GDP, currency, equity and combined wealth) were down, according to the 2013 World Ultra Wealth Report Outlook.