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It’s time for Canada to get serious about income equality

  • Maclean's Magazine
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  • Jul 4, 2017
It’s time for Canada to get serious about income equality

Canada needs to get serious about income equality. The question is how.

Associate Professor Oana Branzei spoke with Maclean’s about income inequality and her worry that slower economic growth will mean less money for groups that aim to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor.

Canada’s poverty rates look good in comparison to others, leading many to believe income inequality is not an urgent issue. In Branzei’s words, “We don’t have the fire under our asses like other countries.”