Canada's Poor Are Poorer

StatsCan's publication, The Daily, recently featured a story regarding the release of family income figures for the year 2000. "After-tax income rose for the fifth straight year in 2000 ... At the same time, the number of families with low income fell to its lowest level in a decade, and the low-income rate declined to its lowest level since 1989." Both Read a text version of the StatsCan publication (in HTML) or The Daily report with graphs (in PDF) are available online.