Maclean’s Pay Equity
Pay equity is having its moment as the next beat in the cadence of the #MeToo movement. Our hope is
that these dual covers stir the kind of urgent conversation in Canada that is already happening
elsewhere around the world.
Inspired by a bake sale in Australia that priced cupcakes differently for men and women,
Maclean’s has created two covers at two different prices—one at $8.81, the other at
$6.99—to reflect the 26 per cent gap between full-time wages paid to men and women in Canada.
Inside, the content of the two magazines is identical (as we say on our cover,
just like the work men and women do).
The Issue includes:
- A clarion call editorial for pay equality in Canada
- A deeply reported piece on the origins of pay inequality, and the discussion around what to do about it.
- Pay equity columns by Anne Kingston, Melayna Williams and Deborah Aarts.
- An insightful feature on the transgender pay gap, an emerging field of study
As well as all the features readers have come to expect in a monthly edition of Maclean’s:
- Paul Wells on B.C.’s radical solution to the opioid crisis
- Scott Gilmore on the farce of Canada’s military
- Brian D. Johnson on his favourite Oscar contenders
- Brian Bethune on bread price-fixing
- Meagan Campbell on Kate Purchase and her place in the Trudeau government
- Aaron Hutchins on Instacart’s arrival in Canada
- Plus Allen Abel journeys across South Korea to ﬁnd out whether reunification is truly in the cards
Maclean’s is proud to ignite a national conversation about pay equity with this historic two-cover treatment.