Aboriginal income gap calculated for first time

ccpanews.ca – nationalnewswire
Thu, April 8, 2010

Today the CCPA released a groundbreaking study calculating the income gap between Aboriginal peoples and the rest of Canadians.

In ‘The Income Gap Between Aboriginal Peoples and the Rest of Canada‘—the first ever report of its kind—Daniel Wilson and David Macdonald find that for every dollar non-Aboriginals earned in 2006, Aboriginal peoples earned only 70 cents. Click here or on the report cover to download the full report.
My latest editorial ‘Canadians no longer see red over prospect of higher taxes,’ published yesterday in The Toronto Star, discusses the palpable shift in the sentiment towards taxes.  Even the business community, often an anti-tax force, is showing a shift. Almost three out of five Canadian CEOs surveyed in March say higher taxes are needed to get the country back into the fiscal black. Click here to read the full commentary.
All the best,
Bruce Campbell, Executive Director
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
410-75 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7
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