Many Alberta teens are employed in prohibited occupations or unsafe workplaces while working more hours than legally allowed, a Parkland Institute study of youth labour in the province asserts.
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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 the coverage that can be accessed online.