Animated video will reveal results of landmark survey on perceptions and misconceptions of wealth gap

OTTAWA—The Broadbent Institute is offering news media embargoed copies of an animated video and accompanying landmark survey that asked Canadians for the first time what they think the wealth gap is and what the ideal should be. This allowed for a comparison with the actual wealth distribution in Canada.

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Cim Nunn, Progress Gala Communications Coordinator
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The video and report, titled The Wealth Gap: Perceptions and Misconceptions in Canada, are available under an embargo that will end at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, December 16, 2014. To request embargoed copies, please email sschmidt[at]broadbentinstitute[dot]ca indicating that you accept the embargo conditions. 

The video was produced by Thought Café, an award-winning animation, design and visual effects studio located in Toronto. The survey was conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, GQRC is the Canadian arm of one of the world’s leading companies in providing strategic opinion research for issue organizations, public leaders, non-governmental organizations, and corporations.


For further information, please contact:

Sarah Schmidt, Director of Communications, Broadbent Institute

613-857-2814 or sschmidt[at]broadbentinstitute[dot]ca