When it comes to growing income inequality and a squeezed middle class, it's often said that Canada has it better than the US. That doesn't mean we aren't faced by troubling trends here. Whose job is it to fight inequality?
In a short but profound discussion on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin, Craig Alexander (Chief Economist of TD Bank) and CCPA's Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan talk about why Canada has done better than the U.S., why the factors that have led to a better result here are playing themselves out, what the future likely holds and what we can do about these trends. Food for thought about one of the most inconvenient truths of our era.