income inequality

A group gathers to protest against social isolation rules of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Edmonton, Alta., on Apr. 29, 2020. (Jason Franson/CP)

Stress, anxiety, hopelessness—during the coronavirus pandemic, who feels it the most?

Frank Graves and Michael Valpy: When it comes to who is feeling hopeless during COVID-19, it’s ’decimal-point dust’ for the well-off and despair for the rest

Every child left behind: How education cuts fuel inequality

Sarmishta Subramanian: The solution to inequality is making public systems the best they can be. Why is the Ford government doing the complete opposite?
Topiary garden in front of suburban house

Is everything getting better or worse? Yes.

Scott Gilmore: Your news feed may be an ’unrelenting fire hose of doom.’ But the bigger picture might not be so desperate.
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For many young Canadians, home won’t be a house

Canada is building fewer single-family homes and pricing young people out of their communities—the sort of housing inequality could take us down a dangerous path
Bill Morneau

Canada must get serious about income inequality. But how?

To avoid the tumult afflicting America and Britain, we need to get serious. Sadly, there no consensus on how
Justin Trudeau

Why some businesses might be OK with a populist Trudeau budget

A federal budget that targets income inequality with ’soak the rich’ tax hikes would anger many executives, but not all of them
A Tar sands worker at the Syncrude mine north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

What 20 years of the gender wage gap looks like in Canada

Despite growing awareness of the wage gap between men and women, little progress has been made over the last two decades to close it
Anne Kingston

Name-dropping in the name of fiscal responsibility

Anne Kingston on the many fictional characters in the 2015 federal budget

Is income inequality the gluten-free diet of the economics set?

The Editorial: What income-inequality crisis? A recent OECD report uses Canada as the standard by which to judge the United States.

How the great Ford divide could come to a city near you

Rob Ford won on a wave of suburban voter discontent, and those voters are still angry—as are people just like them, in cities across Canada