The study challenges the Fraser Institute's assertion that Canadians pay upwards of 40 per cent of their income in taxes.
The share of Canadians living in poverty also increased.
"Are you giving a speech or asking a question?"
There are 719,000 seniors living in poverty in Canada, study says.
These people are dropping everything, EVERYTHING to vote.
A report released today by the University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre calls for sweeping reform of Canadian charitable law in line with other jurisdictions such as the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and England. Current rules around "political activity" are confusing and create an "intolerable state of uncertainty," the report says.
Canadians “vastly underestimate” the extent of wealth inequality in Canada, but would still like to see a much more equal
Headlines in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and CBC all trotted out the cliché that the rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer, giving the impression of a doomsday-like wealth inequality gap. Fortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.
You wouldn't know it from the tone of discourse today, but immigrants and foreign workers have been part of the Canadian labour force since Confederation. Then, much as now, they were necessary to ensure Canada's economic survival. Nevertheless, 19th century immigrant workers were viewed with suspicion and contempt and assigned the most dangerous tasks.
Rick Smith, executive director of the Broadbent Institute, which commissioned the poll carried out by Abacus Data, said the