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Canada's Income Gap,  the Richest 20% vs the Poorest 20%
Projects & Initiatives: Growing Gap
July 18, 2011

You_ottaThe income gap between the rich and the rest of us has worsened over the past generation. In 2009, during the dark days of Canada's recession, the richest 20% of Canadians took home a whopping 44.2% of total after-tax income -- in stark contrast to the poorest 20% whose after-tax income share was only 4.9%.







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