The Role Of Economic Inequality In Canada

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A prominent social issue that is occurring in Canada today that is creating a massive divide among Canadians is the rich versus the poor. Canada has become a place where economic inequality has created a huge divide between the rich and the poor creating disparity in the distribution of wealth and income. For example, the top ten per cent of Canadian own almost half of all the assets in the county. This gap between the rich and poor continues to increase annually each year. It has come to the point where only top ten percent of Canadians see their wealth increase while the bottom ninety percent of the population wealth decreases each year. Poverty and wealth is difficult to measure in terms of geographic dimension. The pictures below demonstrate

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