Podcast
Redeye Collective | Today's families need child care, parental leave for dads and tax measures that help lower earners -- not income-splitting -- according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Blog
Kayle Hatt | This week the New York Times published a study on U.S. income inequality and the middle class which reported that America's middle class is no longer the 'world's richest' -- Canada's middle class is.
Blog
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Andrew Jackson | Last week's publication of the so-called "sunshine" list of 88,412 Ontario public sector workers earning more than $100,000 per year elicited lots of howls of outrage in terms of online commentary.
Blog
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Marc Lee | Gambling has long been with us, from poker parties and hockey pools through to lottery tickets and horse racing. But casinos are a form of gambling that has seen a massive expansion.
Blog
Percentage change in reall wages. Source: Labour Force Survey
Armine Yalnizyan | Don't be fooled by job creation stats. We ducked the "jobless recovery" of the 1990s, but welcome to the new normal, for far too many Canadians: the wageless recovery.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | The promise that free trade would induce more trade, productivity growth and higher incomes is not remotely supported by the aggregate economic data.
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Andrew Jackson | The recently released OECD Employment Outlook has an interesting chapter on the sharp decline of labour's share of national income in virtually all OECD countries over the past 30 years.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | There's a fascinating new report from the Centre for the Study of Living Standards that calculates Human Development Index (HDI) scores for all of Canada's provinces and territories.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | There's an interesting new research report from Statistics Canada profiling workers who were displaced in the recent recession and comparing the outcomes to previous recessions in earlier decades.
Blog
Andrew Jackson | The case for expanding the CPP as a response to the crisis of private pensions continues to win support -- even as the financial industry and small business lobbies continue to fight pension reform.
Blog
Erika Shaker | Is "middle class" simply a label that speaks to how people want to think of themselves and be perceived?
Blog
Andrew Jackson | A new paper by Bruce Western and Jake Rosenfeld finds that a fall from high to lower union density is associated with rising levels of wage inequality among non-union workers.