This study finds that the 2016-17 Newfoundland and Labrador budget will worsen gender inequalities in the province. The study reviews the impacts of the budget on girls and women in Newfoundland and Labrador, and finds that it will decrease the income of the most vulnerable women, that public service lay-offs will lead to greater unemployment for women, and that cuts to education will negatively impact girls. The author also makes several recommendations for the provincial government to improve its consultation process.
The 2016-2017 Newfoundland and Labrador Budget’s Impacts on Women
May 24, 2016