Middle Class Economy

New Report On Middle-Class Economic Woes Paints Rosy Picture

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Finance Canada has issued a rebuttal of a politically embarrassing report on middle-class economic woes that was compiled last fall by expert...

Canada's Middle Class Shouldn't Celebrate

Ralph Goodale | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

The New York Times reported that the Canadian middle class is now richer than America's. Given a decade of such U.S. stagnation, it's little wonder that the income gap between previously affluent middle-class Americans and their counterparts in other countries, like Canada, has narrowed. But there's not a lot of satisfaction to be found in our "catching up" mostly because our southern neighbours have fallen back. Celebrating such relative positioning is a bit hollow.

New Index Shows 'Troubling' Decline Of Canada's Middle Class

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A generation of solid economic growth has meant little in the everyday lives of most Canadians, according to a new index of wellbeing.The fin...

Occupy Calgary Protest Draws Seniors, Children

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Hundreds gathered in Prairie cities to speak out against a growing gap between rich and poor.Among the crowd at the Occupy Calgary event wer...