The washing machine was especially important in freeing up women’s time.
All the disposable income of Canada’s top earners—those earning $250,000 or more annually—would fund only 25 per cent of the GAI.
Every year around this time theres a flurry of studies, reports and media stories about the state of poverty in Canada, especially child poverty. We are told that as many as one-seventh of Canada's kids live in poverty. And the accompanying descriptions of the predicament of those children paint a picture of hunger and of serious deprivation.