“If you have made a grand total of $9,380, down notably through the 12 months before, however you love your job — congratulations. You may be a Canadian journalist.”

“If you have made a grand total of $9,380, down notably through the 12 months before, however you love your job — congratulations. You may be a Canadian journalist.”

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Let’s imagine you’ve got a working work you love. The hours are long but you’re your boss that is own response to no body.

Needless to say there is no retirement, no dental or coverage of health. There are not any regular hours, no premium getaway time, no days that are sick. And you also realize that just last year, you made a total that is grand of9,380, down notably from the year before. Yet still you like it.

Congratulations, you will be a writer that is canadian.

For longer than 85 per cent of article writers, their writing earnings falls underneath the poverty line that is canadian.

The Writers’ Union of Canada conducted a survey of its members’ income and followed up with similar surveys in Britain and the U.S. The numbers are depressing in the spring of this year.

Within the last few 36 months, authors’ payment has dropped almost 30 percent. Considering inflation, article writers are making 78 per cent not as much as these were making from their writing in 1998. Continue reading ““If you have made a grand total of $9,380, down notably through the 12 months before, however you love your job — congratulations. You may be a Canadian journalist.””