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Updated: 2022-05-16

Income Inequality in Canada: History and Trends

Document type Book chapter
Author Yalnizyan, Armine
Series Editor Behrens, Matthew
Editor Behrens, Matthew
Book Unions Matter: Advancing Democracy, Economic Equality, and Social Justice
Publisher Between the Lines; Toronto, Ontario
Date 2014 April
ISBN 9781771131322 1771131322
Pages 43-77
URL https://btlbooks.com/book/unions-matter

Abstract

[Reviews] the history and trends of income inequality in Canada, examining how a growing gap between the rich and the rest of us continues to drive today's political and economic processes, including volatile stock markets, troubled housing markets, and a newly escalated attack on labour that paints unions as yesterday's answer to yesterday's problems. --Introduction