Opinion

Gender pay gap due to sexism, not women’s poor negotiating skills

In the latest Gender Gap Index from by the World Economic Forum, Canada ranks 30th out of 140 countries. This inequity occurs despite the fact that Canadian women and men have equivalent educational levels.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will soon be getting results from a study into the reasons behind the pay gap between men and women, a gap that's been closing more slowly in recent years. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By SHEILA COPPS

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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