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.

By Rick Goldman

PUBLISHED :Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 9:23 PM

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