Statistics Canada rejigs low income stats as poverty gap grows
Fewer people in Canada are living on low incomes, but those still in poverty have not seen their situations improve.
Liberal tax cut helped reduce poverty rates? Baloney!
Canadian Press Baloney Meter says the statement is mostly inaccurate but contains elements of truth.
Fewer living paycheque to paycheque but more overwhelmed by debt: survey
Canadian Payroll Association survey has mixed findings.
World Bank sees global economy growing 2.7% this year
Global trade is expected to grow 4% in 2017, the fastest in three years.
Minimum wage workers say they’re surviving rather than living
Economist says minimum wage needs to be evaluated within the greater context of salaries in the region.
Minimum income programs no magic bullet in poverty battle
Cancelling existing social programs and redirecting money to a minimum income program could be problematic on two fronts, report says.
Canada gets a solid B as a place to live: Conference Board
But report card notes a failure to close income gap and lower high poverty levels.