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Hennessy's Index | When asked, about half of Canadians self-identify as middle class. Hennessy's Index looks at appeal of middle-class economics at a time when 90 per cent of Canadians don't feel financially secure.
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Hennessy's Index | The conclusion based on a review of the "best peer-reviewed research in Canada" is that there "is no evidence of a national labour shortage." So why is the skills shortage such a popular trope?
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Hennessy's Index | With Canadian federal tax revenues at their lowest in 70 years, Hennessy's Index goes back to the basics of public revenue generation with a lesson in tax cuts.
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Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index reviews the year that was in 2013, marking significant moments over the last 12 months for income inequality, indigenous rights and youth in Canada.
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Hennessy's Index | There will be an estimated $11.8 billion in government spending cuts by 2014-15, due to the last three austerity budgets.
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Hennessy's Index | The estimated annual lost income potential of Canadian women as a result of unequal income and labour force participation rates is $125.8 billion.
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Hennessy's Index | There is no agreed-upon definition of 'middle class' among economists. It varies based on whether you look at family or individual income, provincial or national data, before or after tax.
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Hennessy's Index | Twenty-five families or individuals in Canada hold more than $1 billion in assets, according to Forbes Magazine.
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Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index looks at abortion rights in Canada and the numbers behind M312, a federal backbencher's private motion "that sought to re-examine how Canadian law defines a human being."
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Hennessy's Index | The subject of this month's Hennessy's Index is climate change and the environmental sustainability challenge.
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Hennessy's Index | This month, the Hennessy Index breaks down the 2012 federal budget and death by 1,000 spending cuts.
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Hennessy's Index | This month, the Hennessy Index examines the robocall scandal and possible voter suppression during the 2011 federal election.