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65% Of Quebecers Think Canada Still Hasn't Achieved Gender Equality, Poll Shows

The number is even higher among Canadian women.
65% Of Quebecers Think Canada Still Hasn't Achieved Gender Equality, Poll Shows

A March 8 Leger poll revealed that the majority of Canadian women — and the majority of Quebecers — do not believe Canada has achieved gender equality.

According to the poll, 73% of Canadian women and 65% of Quebecers believe our country has more to do before men and women are truly equal.

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Forty-one percent of male respondents believed that women earn about the same income as men for the same jobs in Canada, compared to 20% of female respondents.

In response to the same question, 62% of Quebecers said they thought men received more compensation than women for doing the same jobs.

As well, 51% of Quebec respondents said public organizations in Canada should implement a quota to ensure a minimum number of women are on their boards of directors.

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