If you live in London, you need to a make $15.53 an hour or $30,284 a year to meet your basic needs, according to a “living wage” report released Friday by a coalition of businesses and private agencies.
The so-called ‘living wage’ for Niagara families to realistically be able to pay their bills has been pegged at $17.47 by the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network.
In a new issue of Alternate Routes: A Journal of Social Research, Charity-Ann Hannan, Harald Bauder, and John Shields write about living wage campaigns and their effect on "illigalized" migrant workers, and what can be done to improve their working and living conditions.
Living Wage Waterloo reflects on a year of working towards living wages in the region.
In Northern Ontario, a campaign is underway to bring attention to challenges faced by the working poor.
The York University Global Labour Research Centre’s opening session in the 2015-16 speaker series assembled a panel of leading researchers focused on the living wage movement in Ontario, including economist Kaylie Tiessen.
Cambridge city council voted to become Ontario's first municipality to pay their employees a living wage on Tuesday night.
The city is officially a supporter of Waterloo Region Living Wage who calculated the living wage in this region is $16.05 an hour.
On the first anniversary of Waterloo Region's Living Wage movement came the news that the magic number for 2016 is $16.05 per hour.
Several Windsor businesses, unions and charities have committed to paying workers a living wage.
“Right now in Windsor-Essex about 18,000 people are considered working poor,” said Adam Vasey, director of Pathway to Potential. “The living wage is designed to address people who are working but because of circumstances, whether that’s having one miniumum wage job, a couple of part-time jobs, they’re not able to make ends meet.”