As everyone knows, it is illegal for employers to discriminate on the basis of gender.
No one is allowed to pay men and women differently for doing the same or similar jobs. “Pay equity is a fundamental human right” a federal government website loudly proclaims.
So why is Ottawa breaking its own law and solemn commitment to human rights?
Earlier this year, the Trudeau government announced a new work-placement strategy for higher education. The goal is to expand on the success of various co-op opportunities for university and college students.