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Aboriginal income gaps

April 15th, 2010 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Aboriginal income gaps)

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New research details the impact of education on Aboriginal women

A recent study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says that income inequity between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals is entirely eliminated for women with university degrees.

The report singles out the findings on women and education as among the few bright spots in an otherwise bleak study that shows the overall income gap between aboriginals and non-aboriginals is closing at a very slow pace.

Below the Bachelor’s degree level, Aboriginal peoples consistently make far less than the rest of Canadians with the same level of education. (more…)