middle class

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May 30, 2014

Who really benefits from Canada's tax giveaways?

Kayle Hatt
It would be inaccurate to say that most of the benefits of the Conservatives' $30.4 billion in tax cuts went to the middle class, as it is now being spun on social media.
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Apr 25, 2014
Photo: Cameron Donaldson/flickr

Why I'm not gloating about Canada's middle class

Trish Hennessy
This week Canada's nascent national debate about the problem of income inequality as it relates to the anxious middle class descended into ridiculous levels of un-Canadian gloating.
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Mar 21, 2014
Photo: Jason Spaceman/flickr

The political fight for Ontario's middle class

Trish Hennessy
With election fever mounting in Ontario, the political field is quickly crowding around the middle of the income spectrum. And unsurprisingly, low taxes are dominating the list of enticements.
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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.

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