National Income Gap Survey

Almost eight in 10 Canadians think the national income gap is getting bigger, and 70 per cent think this has made Canada a less fair society, according to a national survey published by York University and the Toronto Star.

The telephone survey, conducted in the first three weeks of January 2014 by York University’s Institute for Social Research, asked 1898 Canadians from all provinces about their opinions on various aspects of income distribution. The results demonstrate that a majority of Canadians in every region care about the growing gap.

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