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Are Canadians Racist? | Episode 21

This week we interview Michelle Robinson of the Native Calgarian Podcast. We were honored to have her as a guest to discuss indigenous polices and share her story.

We dove into how COVID-19 is affecting indigenous people, where Canada's systemic racism come from as well as resources you can leverage to educate yourself and steps you can take to practice cultural safety.

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What Is The Patriarchy Scared Of? | Episode 19

Which do you prefer? Taxes or Pitchforks? This week we're talking about how the millionaires and billionaires are scared that we are all going to come after them unless the globe handles the massive amounts of money that are hidden in off shore bank accounts. 

We switch gears half way through and discuss just how long women have been able to manage their own finances. Did you know we couldn't open a bank account on our own until 1964! Insane! 

Tune into to learn about just how far we've come and how much farther we really need to go! 

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Should Healthcare Be Publicly Funded? | Episode 18

This week we discussed if healthcare should be publicly funded. We discussed different surgeries that are no longer be funded in Alberta, who privately funded healthcare actually effects and the ethics of making these decisions.

Tune in as we get heated about these topics that disproportionately effect women. 

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Is Our Tax System Sexist? | Episode 17

This week we are interviewing Dr. Lindsay Tedds a tax professor and researcher in the area of public policy. We cover everything from how user fees are taxed and whether or not that is sexist, maternity leave benefits and how those should be included in income and safe injection sites.

Dr. Tedds shares some amazing policies and insights into how we as a society can continue to move forward and support the most vulnerable populations! 

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What Should You Know About Taxes? | Episode 16

A bit less political than our past and upcoming episodes, but a few key tax dates are quickly approaching. Brush up your knowledge to maximize your return or to ensure you receive your 2020 social assistance.

What Are Your Financial Goals For 2020? | Episode 13

Welcome back to Season 2! 

We are so excited to be back in 2020! 

This week we are talking about what our financial goals are the year. Janine and Tara are planning on maxing out their TFSAs, completing a renovation, donating more, asking for a raise, and investing in equities aligned with their values. 

Talk about jam packed, what are you planning on achieving financially in 2020?

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How Do You Ask For A Raise? | Episode 11

 

This week we discussed statistics around the gender wage gap. In our second last episode we looked at Indigenous women, racialized women, newcomers, and women with disabilities. Canada received a grade of B and ranked 10th when it comes to gender parity and the wage gap. That being said, Alberta received a grade of D, with the third highest gender wage gap!

In the second half of this episode we discuss how you can ask for a raise, and what resources you can leverage to do so. 

Tune in next week for the last episode of season 1! 

Pink Tax Rebate: Educate someone who will be an advocate (man), and put together your case for a raise

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How Affordable Is Home Ownership? | Mini Episode

 

We missed addressing some systemic issues when it comes to housing affordability in Canadian markets. Check out this housing update to talk about the barriers Canadians face when saving for a home, making ends meet, and the generational differences when it comes to home ownership. We touch on the future of home ownership being female, women are the largest upcoming group of homeowners, and these women are entering home ownership without needing anyone to "put a ring on it".

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What Is The Pink Tax? | Mini Episode

 

Thank you so much for all of the amazing support in our first week of the podcast being live! Over 100 of you tuned in across a variety of platforms and were patient with us when we had a few technical glitches along the way. 

Yesterday we recorded a mini episode to address a couple of burning questions including What Is The Pink Tax?

Tune in to this 13 minute episode where we discuss what the pink tax is and how it affects the gender wage gap! 

We mentioned two studies in this episode: 

- Parse Hub Pink Tax Study

- Gender Pay Equality among PhDs

Episode 2 will be live tomorrow so make sure you come back here tomorrow to tune in! 

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