Connecting with Canadians

Commentary:

Making Work Pay

by Ron Saunders

In an op-ed commentary published recently in the Globe and Mail, Ron Saunders, Director of CPRN's Work Network, responds positively to Ralph Goodale's announcement, but argues that without other steps the minister's initiative is unlikely to achieve even its own limited goal.

For Saunders, the real goal should be broader – to eliminate poverty among full-time workers. Drawing on the research findings of CPRN's vulnerable worker program, he advocates additional measures in three areas to that end.

Release Date: 2 Dec 2005
Number of pages: 2
Document number: 40561