Highlights / pay

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Future not bright for cable/satellite TV, landline telephones

The traditional home telephone wired in to a network, and cable television, once almost standard fare in all homes, are facing a bleak future. A new survey of Canadians by the Angus Reid Institute  shows about a third of respondents have» 


Civil servant pay fiasco enters year three, no end in sight

Canadians can’t believe that it has been two full years and the federal government still has not been able to resolve the Phoenix pay scandal which has seen tens of thousands of its employees underpaid, overpaid or not paid at» 


End government pay debacle, employee misery, demands union

It has been almost two years, the Canadian government has spent tens of millions of dollars and still, as many as 330,000 civil servants are being overpaid, underpaid or not paid at all, says one of Canada’s biggest civil service» 


Government overpaid civil servants almost $70 million

The news about the Canadian government’s pay system chaos just gets worse. Not only has the government failed to pay some people for weeks, but CBC-Radio-Canada now reveals that it has overpaid others for a total of almost $70 million» 

Economy, Society

More Canadians living paycheque to paycheque

A new survey suggests about half of Canadians spend all or more of their net pay and one quarter would be hard pressed to come up with $2,000 in the event of an emergency. In Canada, 93 per cent of» 

Economy, Society

Within year’s first four hours top CEOs made a Canadian’s annual salary

Just after lunchtime on January 2, the first day of work for many Canadians, Canada’s top 100 CEOs made what the average Canadian earns in an entire year, according to a paper released by the progressive think tank, the Canadian»