New Report

Towards a More Equal Canada, a recent Broadbent Institute report, finds that between 1982 and 2004 there was no increase in the incomes of the bottom 60 per cent of families when adjusted for inflation. Over the same period however, the average income of those in the top 1% of families soared from $380,000 to $684,000. The Institute calls the gap between rich and poor the defining issue of our time. Read the full report at