SARLO: Results of a recent Fraser Institute report flies in the face of accepted wisdom that Canada is quickly becoming a more unequal and polarized society
SARLO: The grand pooh-bahs at Davos were more concerned with inequality than they were with poverty and terrorism
CLEMENS, SARLO: Oversimplifying this issue to arrive at predetermined results risks making the situation worse
SARLO: If we look at individuals rather than families, income inequality has, in fact, declined a bit since the early 1980s
To end poverty we need to properly measure it.
We need to exclude those costs parents would have incurred if they didn’t have a child