44th Parliament, 1st Session
(November 22, 2021 - Present)

Long-Term Impacts of Pay Gaps Experienced by Different Genders and Equity-Seeking Groups Among Faculty at Canadian Universities

Report and Government Response

Report 9: Pay Gaps Among Faculty at Canadian Universities
  • Adopted by the Committee: December 5, 2022
  • Presented to the House: April 9, 2024
  • Government Response Requested
On Monday, December 5, 2022, the Standing Committee on Science and Research adopted the following motion:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(i), the committee study the long-term impacts of the gender and diversity pay gap for faculty at Canadian universities, including (i) the percentage and monetary gaps across institutions, (ii) what these gaps mean for monthly, annual, and retirement pay, (iii) what biases cause these gaps, (iv) what universities have done to address these gaps and whether their efforts are sufficient or not, and (v) what is needed to address these long-standing problems; that the committee allocate a minimum of eight hours to this study and report its findings to the House; and that, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.


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