10% of Canadians hold half the wealth, report shows

Mia Rabson / Winnipeg Free Press

Nearly half the wealth in Canada sits in the hands of just 10 per cent of the people, a new report from the Broadbent Institute said Thursday.

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Rich getting richer & poor getting poorer, Broadbent Institute data shows

CBC News

The gap between people at the top of Canada's wealth pyramid and those at the bottom is widening and showing no signs of stopping, a major left-leaning think-tank says.

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New wealth distribution study finds deep and persistent inequality in Canada

OTTAWA—Wealth in Canada is concentrated heavily in the top 10% – with the bottom 50% combined accounting for less than 6% of all wealth, a new study by the Broadbent Institute has found.

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Canada's inequality growing: Stats Can

Dana Flavelle / Toronto Star

The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer in Canada, a new analysis of Statistics Canada data by an Ottawa-based think tank shows.

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Canada’s poor took big financial hit in recent years, report finds

Janet McFarland / The Globe and Mail

The poorest 10 per cent of Canadians saw their net worth fall by 150 per cent between 2005 and 2012 while Canada’s richest 10 per cent saw a huge increase in their net worth in the same period, a new report shows.

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Canada's Wealth Gap Is Growing As Poor Get More In Debt: Report

Daniel Tencer / Huffington Post

Those rosy reports about Canadians’ net worth growing and the country's middle class being among the richest in the worldare masking growing inequality in the country, according to a new report.

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Richest tenth of B.C. families has half of province's wealth: report

Chad Skelton / Vancouver Sun

The richest 10 per cent of B.C. families has more than half of the province’s wealth, according to a new report from the left-leaning Broadbent Institute.

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CPP hiding rising costs, which have more than tripled since 2006: new report

Canadian Press

The Canada Pension Plan is hiding the fact that its administrative costs have more than tripled since 2006 because of transaction and external management fees, according to a new report from a conservative think-thank.

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Broadbent Institute announces Robert Reich as Progress Gala keynote

Author and policy leader to address high-level November event

OTTAWA—Renowned economist and author Robert Reich will be the keynote speaker at the Broadbent Institute's second annual Progress Gala this November in Toronto. Reich, a high-profile business commentator and expert on the income inequality crisis, will make the case for a fairer economic future to an audience of political leaders and policy influencers.

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Stephen Harper: the environment's best friend

Bear with me: I want to tell you about an odd thought I had the other day that may induce minor whiplash. I confess that it tests the bounds of believability. But I actually think it’s true:

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