Twenty-five families or individuals in Canada hold more than $1 billion in assets, according to Forbes Magazine.
In a new report we released this week, Seth Klein and I show there's a clear need for tax reform in B.C., both to raise new revenues and to make our tax system more fair.
Statistics Canada released new data on high income trends in Canada with nary a mention of the Atlantic Provinces. The inequality in Atlantic Canada also tells a story that demands illustration.
Imagine if Ontario's incoming Premier -- lauded for breaking the inequality barrier on two counts -- decided to parlay her victory into a post-austerity focus on solutions to income inequality.
One of goals in my paper, The Petro-Path Not Taken, was to compare Norway and Canada-Alberta's record in distributing petroleum wealth amongst persons and amongst provinces.
Amidst the reluctant media coverage of Idle No More exists a particularly irritating contradiction that centres on how wealth and inequality are examined.
Progressives who are looking for a better world should not place their bets on the emergence of a polycentric world: China is not going to overtake the U.S. and will more likely enter into decline.
It turns out that the top 60 Canadian-based firms make up 67 per cent of all equity market capitalization and 60 per cent of all corporate profit.
You couldn't have made it through 2012 without running into a story about income inequality. A year later, some people think it's time you go back to sleep.
A new report from the Fraser Institute certainly doesn't intend to make this conclusion, but their data shows that the rich stay rich as everyone else fights for entrance to this exclusive club.