Parkland Institute's latest report, The Alberta Disadvantage: Gender, Taxation, and Income Inequality, received widespread coverage in local, provincial, and national media. Here's a roundup of some of the coverage that can be accessed online:
Op-ed by Kathleen Lahey in The Globe and Mail: "Focus Alberta tax talk on income, not sales"
Article in the Edmonton Journal: "Alberta women losing ground in economic equality: study"
The report was discussed on CBC Alberta's Alberta@Noon program as a news item (at the 22:00 mark) and a question to the Premier (at the 30:45 mark).
Article in the Medicine Hat News: "Flat tax led to bigger wage gap: report"
660News (Calgary): "Alberta’s gender wage gap is Canada's worst"
Global News (Edmonton): "Women earn about 40% less than men in Alberta: report"
CBC News (Edmonton): "Alberta has nation's biggest wage gap for women, report says"
Article in the Calgary Herald: "Call it the Alberta Disadvantage: Study finds gender wage gap largest in the country"
This CP wire story appeared in multiple publications: "Parkland Institute report says gender wage gap in Alberta increasing"
CTV News Edmonton: "Protestors blame austerity for plight of women"
Edmonton Journal: "Opinion: For women, it’s the Alberta Disadvantage"
CBC News Edmonton: “International Women's Day march gathers hundreds at University of Alberta”
Global News Edmonton: “Gender wage gap top of mind during International Women’s Day march in Edmonton”