Income inequality in Canada has increased over the past 20 years, mainly due to market forces and institutional forces.▶
Income inequality in Canada has increased over the past 20 years. While Canada reduced income inequality in the 1980s, it rose sharply in the 1990s and remained at that relatively high level in the 2000s.▶
Brenda Lafleur is the program director of The Conference Board of Canada, the foremost independent, not-for-profit applied research organization in Canada. It builds leadership capacity for a better Canada by creating and sharing insights on economic trends, public policy and organizational performance.