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Source: Global News

Women in Canadian tech jobs earn $20K less than men, study says

Today 07:01 GMT

Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor’s degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts, and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says.

When all Canadian tech jobs are examined, regardless of education, the pay gap shrinks to $7,300 with men earning $76,200 annually on average and women earning roughly $68,900.

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Source: Fox News

10 jobs that aren’t worth their pricey educational requirements

Today 06:04 GMT

According to a new study by GoBankingrate.com, some jobs might not have the financial return worth their pricey education requirements.

Once you calculate paying off your degree, your 30-year career earnings shrink to $1,423,802 or about $47,460 annually, which is $3,162 less than what the average American earner pulls in.”

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Source: CTV

Canada's Food Guide recommends we eat more plants, less meat

Wednesday 14:29 GMT

(The Canadian Press / Larry Crowe). Canada's 2019 food guide recommends eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, while eating less grains and meat.

Those appear to be the biggest takeaways from the newest version of Canada’s Food Guide, which was released Tuesday by Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. One of the most notable changes is the elimination of the four traditional food groups, which had been part of the federal government’s nutrition advice, in one form or another, since 1942.

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Source: Global News

46% of Canadians $200 or less away from not being able to pay their bills

Tuesday 17:16 GMT

READ MORE: Over half of Canadians are $200 or less away from not being able to pay bills. The polling industry’s professional body, the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association, says online surveys cannot be assigned a margin of error because they do not randomly sample the population.

A new poll says the number of Canadians who are $200 or less away from financial insolvency at month-end has jumped to 46 per cent, up from 40 per cent in the previous quarter, as interest rates rise.

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Source: The Guradian

Why are wages so low for garment workers in Bangladesh?

Tuesday 19:06 GMT

The legal minimum wage for garment workers in the country is 8,000 taka (£73.85) a month, slightly less than the amount received by workers spoken to by the Guardian.

It is little surprise that workers at the Bangladesh factory where the T-shirts were made were paid less than the local living wage. Countries such as Bangladesh are popular places in which to operate because they offer cheap labour alongside expertise in clothing manufacture.

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Source: The Guradian

Saturday Night Live: Rachel Brosnahan and the less than marvelous misses

Monday 11:45 GMT

Emmy award-winner and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan fulfills her New Year’s resolution by hosting for the first time.

Brosnahan is the standout as an especially deranged team member who seems to be using Ken and Barbie’s relationship to work out her own disturbing drama. Exasperated Mattel execs Travis (Thompson) and Diedre (Cecily Strong) meet their buffoonish marketing team, a group of dunces as oblivious to their product as they are to social media.

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