Canadian Women’s Foundation | February 01, 2017

Out of (then) 34 countries in the OECD, Canada had the 7th highest gender wage gap in 2017. This Fact Sheet explores this statistics by answering the following questions: how is the wage gap measured?; why does the wage gap exist?; what are the long term impacts of the wage gap?; does the wage gap reach all women?; does the wage gap matter?; and can we eliminate it?

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