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42 per cent of Canadians living paycheque to paycheque: Survey • Many people would accept reduced pay for ideal job: Survey • Only one-third of Canadians financially prepared for job loss • Ontario businesses want predictable minimum wage • New Brunswick reviewing workers’ compensation laws • Construction levy proposed to remain unchanged
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 10/03/2013

42 per cent of Canadians living paycheque to paycheque: Survey

Toronto — Fewer Canadians are living paycheque to paycheque compared to last year, according to the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA).

If pay was delayed for even one week, 42 per cent of respondents indicated they would be in financial trouble. This is down from 47 per cent last year.