Feds made a bit of progress on the wealth inequality index, but did anyone notice?
The government’s financial rescue mission has obviously been forgotten by many Canadians in the increasingly ill-tempered mood in the tail end of the long health crisis.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland addresses Laurier Club members at the Canadian War Museum on June 13. The improvement in wealth inequality has attracted little media attention, and a lot of the people helped by the federal government’s anti-poverty efforts are not among those with a high voting tendency, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade