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Last week, Canada’s latest financial literacy strategy, Count Me In, Canada, appeared, begging the question of how many more cross-country consultations, expert advisory panels and aspirational proposals we will have to endure. Likely many more. Two points must be understood. … Continue reading
(This piece was co-authored with Marc-André Gagnon) The last round of negotiations between striking Québecois students and their provincial government broke off without any agreement at the end of May. During the negotiations, the students proposed an interesting trade — … Continue reading
The power of fiction is to create empathy … A newspaper could tell you that one hundred people, say, in an airplane, or in Israel, or in Iraq, have died today. And you can think to yourself, “How very sad,” … Continue reading
In the previous post, we saw that poverty levels in Québec, as measured by the Market Basket Measure (MBM) fell relative to Ontario (and Canada as a whole) from 2000-2009. What has happened to the level of income inequality? First, … Continue reading
What has happened to the level of income inequality and to the incidence of poverty in Québec, relative to Ontario and to Canada as a whole, in the past 10-15 years? Overall, the answer seems to be that income inequality … Continue reading