Individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses can become successful by providing goods or services to people at a price and quality they demand.
Intergenerational income mobility is much higher for children of parents with lower levels of income.
Most Canadians who experience low income do so for only a short period of time over the course of their lives.
Thanks to Canada’s high level of economic mobility, people do not stay at a single income level their entire lives.
The “poor” not only got significantly richer, they got richer faster than the “rich.”
Statistics Canada has identified five characteristics that are associated with being at risk of falling into persistent low-income status.
The world's intellectual elite say we should be most concerned about inequality. But why?