90% of the highest paid municipal staff across the region are white and 70% are men
These numbers have barely changed in the three years CBC has been tracking the figures.
Top wage earners in Metro Vancouver city halls overwhelmingly white and male
“Good people are being passed over again and again,” said Ginger Gosnell-Myers, the City of Vancouver’s first ever Indigenous relations manager.
“I often hear the response, ‘Well, the best person for the job needs to get the job.’ I think people need to recognize that the best people for the job fall outside of the narrow ideals of leadership that we see.”