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OECD to Canada: Tax the rich to close fast-growing income gap

Canada’s income gap is among the fastest growing in the developed world, a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report has found. The top 1% in Canada captured 37% of the overall income growth in the last three decades. Only the United States has a worse record, whose wealthy plutocrats took 47% of […]

April 30, 2014

Canada’s income gap is among the fastest growing in the developed world, a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report has found.

The top 1% in Canada captured 37% of the overall income growth in the last three decades. Only the United States has a worse record, whose wealthy plutocrats took 47% of the total income growth in the same period.

The OECD explains that “changes in tax policies have contributed to…