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Income inequality in region on the rise, report says

17 October 2013 No Comment

The income inequality gap in Hamilton continues to rise, with over 90,000 residents living below the poverty line.
The Social Planning and Research Council (SPRC) organized an event this week at the Lincoln Alexander Centre called, “The Rich and the Rest of Us.” At the event, the SPRC released a report on income inequality in the region and held a panel discussion on trends in poverty. Panelists included Senior Social Planner Dierdre Pike and union representative James Clancy.
“It’s outrageous what’s happening in this city,” said Clancy, reflecting on the relationship between Canada’s economic growth…

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