Latest StatsCan report confirms rich getting richer, majority getting shafted
The top one per cent did very well. Their median annual income rose from $191,600 in 1982 to $283,400 in 2010. The median income of the other 99 per cent of Canadians went from $28,000 to $28,400.
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has led the government’s fiscal austerity efforts.