Too bad the Executive Director, Susan MacIsaac, makes over a quarter million dollars a year.
Makes it kind of hard to believe that she’s that sad about this, huh?
TORONTO – A new report suggests income inequality is growing faster in Toronto than other major Canadian cities.
The report from the United Way – called The Opportunity Equation – found that income inequality in Toronto is also increasing at a rate that’s higher than the national average.
The report used what’s called the Gini coefficient to gauge income inequality, which measures how much the actual distribution of income differs from an equal distribution. The higher the coefficient value, the more unequal a region.
When analysing the percentage change in income inequality among households and among individuals from 1980 to 2005, the report found Toronto’s income inequality grew at double the national rate of 14 per cent.
Comparing major cities, the report found that for that time period, Toronto’s income inequality grew by 31 per cent, compared to…
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