Income Gap Canada

Canadians Would Like A Much More Equal Society: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians “vastly underestimate” the extent of wealth inequality in Canada, but would still like to see a much more equal society, according to re...

Canadian Workers Get Smaller Share Of Economic Pie Than U.S. Workers

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian wage earners take home less of the country’s total income than American wage earners do, according to new data from the International Labou...

Canada Urged To Change Tax System In Fight Against Inequality

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new research paper for the C.D. Howe Institute says Canada can help combat rising income inequality by taxing people separately for their p...

Ex-Clinton Secretary Warns Canada Following U.S.'s Inequality Path

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Business

Canada is “moving towards exactly the same degree of income and wealth inequality” as the United States, says a former cabinet secretary in the ad...

These Are Canada's Most Unequal Provinces

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

StatsCan’s new survey of top income taxfilers shows the country’s one-percenters are taking home slightly less of the national income pie than the...

Canada's Richest See Their Share Of The Pie Shrink .. A Little

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

Income in Canada grew slightly more equal in 2012, as the proportion taken home by the country’s top earners shrank, StatsCan says. But it’s ha...

When It Comes To Overpaid CEOs, Canada's Number Two

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada Business

The gap between CEO earnings and workers’ pay is wider in Canada than almost anywhere else in the world, according to data from the AFL-CIO. The ...

Canada's Poorest See Net Worth Plunge 150%

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Business

Those rosy reports about Canadians’ net worth growing and the country's middle class being among the richest in the world are masking growing inequa...

Canada's Income Inequality Much Worse Than Advertised: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s income inequality may be much worse than statistics suggest, because Canada’s biggest earners are hiding their actual incomes by incorpor...

Canada May Not Want To Top This Ranking

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new OECD paper shows Canada is among the worst in the developed world in terms of the widening income gap.The analysis shows income inequal...

Canada Among Worst Countries For Reducing Inequality

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Canada is among the developed countries that do the least to reduce income inequality, according to an analysis from Mother Jones’ Kevin Drum. Dr...

Fixing Income Inequality in Canada

David R. Miller | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics
David R. Miller

The economic collapse of 2008 changed much in our world, and it had a devastating impact on many people at home and abroad. But one of the few silver linings is the spotlight that it put on an economic trend that was poised to create lasting damage in Canada: income inequality.

Huge Percentage Of Canadians Say Economic System Rigged Against Them

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians are more likely than Americans to say that income inequality is growing in their home country, new research suggests. A study from the Pe...

228 Years Until Gender Equality! Go Canada!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada Living

Efforts to close Canada's gender gap are moving at a rate so slow, it could take Canadian women 228 years to catch up to men. Although Canada rece...

Will This Help Close The Gap Between Alberta's Rich and Poor?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says her government plans to dictate less and focus more on harnessing the energy of agencies to deliver soc...

Sunny Freeman

Canada Gets Unimpressive Marks On Global Report Card

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Business

Canada gets an uninspiring ‘B’ on a new report card measuring social performance among a group of major developed countries, a ranking the think t...

What's Going On With Canada's One Per Cent?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Business

The gap between Canada’s wealthiest earners and everyone else has been growing steadily over the past three decades, Statistics Canada says in a new...

Rachel Mendleson

Tax The Rich? Taxes Aren’t The Problem, Inequality Guru Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Business

Raising taxes on the rich is often touted as an effective way to narrow Canada’s growing income gap. But according to one of the world’s most pree...

Canada Risks Becoming More Violent, Anti-Social: Inequality Expert

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.04.2012 | Canada Business

Canada risks becoming a more violent and anti-social place if it allows income inequality to worsen, one of the world’s leading experts on the subje...

Closing Ontario's Income Gap

Dennis Howlett | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Politics
Dennis Howlett

The gap between rich and poor is growing and that threatens to make us all poorer, in health and quality of life. Governments can take action to help close the gap and their budgets are one of the most important tools they have to do this.

Rachel Mendleson

Left-Wing Or Right, Canadians Agree This Is A Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Business

The vast majority of Canadians are concerned about the growing gap between rich and poor, and are willing to pay higher taxes to fight it, a new poll ...

Globalization, Tech To Blame For Income Gap: Bank Of Canada Deputy

CP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The Bank of Canada's second in command says globalization, along with technological change, has been a major driver of rising inequality wit...

Will Tuition Hikes Widen Canada’s Wage Gap?

The Huffington Post Canada | Miles Kenyon and Sarah Mateshaytis, with Jane Caulfield | Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Business

This feature was produced by Miles Kenyon and Sarah Mateshaytis, with Jane Caulfied, students in the School of Journalism at the University of King's ...

Rachel Mendleson

Everyone Talks About The Income Gap, But This Group Is Doing Something About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Business

It’s one thing to admit you have a problem, but quite another to endeavour to solve it. Such was the formidable challenge facing a panel of 44 ra...

Rachel Mendleson

Ottawa's Austerity Program May Widen Wage Gap, Study Suggests

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

As debate about income inequality mounts, a new study underscores how important public investment in social programs like education and health care is...