A woman working full time in Canada makes 73.5 cents for every dollar a man makes, according to updated Statistics Canada income data produced for The Globe and Mail – a persistent wage gap that continues even though women’s educational attainment has surpassed that of men and amid widespread recognition of the issue among Canadians.
This story is part of an ongoing Globe and Mail investigation into the hundreds of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada. It is estimated that less than 1 per cent of homicides involve serial killers, the FBI says, so it was against all odds that Winnipeg attorney Sheilla Leinburd found herself the prosecutor on two cases involving serial predators.
Was the University of Toronto just feeling too venerable? Did a memo go out: “We’re looking pretty august here, scholars, let’s dial it down a bit. We don’t want to seem stuffy.”