The Widening Canada-US Income Gap

Source: Benjamin Tal, Consumer Watch Canada, June 9, 2009

For every dollar increase in Americans’ real per capita disposable income during the past four years, Canadians have seen their income rise by two dollars. Since 2005, per capita real disposable income in the US has risen by just over $1,300 (US). In Canada, it has risen by $2,600 (Cdn). And the good news is that the post-recession economy will see this trend continue.

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