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Jan 8, 2016
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Excessive CEO pay: What is to be done?

Hugh Mackenzie
The average compensation of the top 100 CEOs in Canada would have reached the average Canadian's annual full-time earnings by 18 minutes past noon on January 4, the second paid day of the year.
Blog
Mar 5, 2014
  Figure 1. Labour share of income in Canada, total employment and private secto

The labour share and income inequality

Michal Rozworski
All the recent talk about Canada's shrinking middle class and rising income inequality got me thinking that it might be a good time to look at a neglected economic concept: the labour share of income.
Blog
Jan 10, 2012

Cost of inequitable tax loopholes increases

Toby Sanger
Finance Canada published its annual Tax Expenditure Report for 2011 and it shows that the cost of some of the most inequitable tax preferences and loopholes continues to rise.
Blog
Sep 30, 2011

Who's over or underpaid?

Toby Sanger
We all know that the wages and compensation individuals receive in private competitive markets reflects their productivity, unless pesky unions and government regulations get in the way.
Columnists
Jan 17, 2011

The CEO and the new feudalism

With the top 50 CEOs making 219 times the pay of the average worker in 2009, their compensation has little to do with their ability and everything to do with their positions as the ruling elite.
Blog
Mar 23, 2010

Weekly Audit: After health care, the economy

Zach Carter
Now that health care reform has finally been enacted, a host of critical economic issues are taking center stage, including financial reform, unemployment and deeply rooted economic inequality.
Blog
Oct 27, 2009

Weekly Audit: Dismantling the Wall Street casino

Zach Carter
Bailout pay czar Ken Feinberg raised a ruckus last week when he announced plans to slash cash payouts to executives at seven companies that have received massive levels of taxpayer support.
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