Labour Studies Index

Working for a Living Wage 2017: Making Paid Work Meet Basic Family Needs in Metro Vancouver

Document type Report
Author Ivanova, Iglika
Author Reaño, Pamela
Author Klein, Seth
Date 2017 04 26
Pages 8
URL https://www.policyalternatives.ca/livingwage2017

Abstract

The wage needed to cover the costs of raising a family in Metro Vancouver is virtually unchanged in the past year, however, child care and housing costs are major challenges for many families, a report released today finds.