When the top fifth of Canadians are worth 1,250 times the lower fifth, it’s time for a wealth tax

Wealth inequality, then, affects everything it can touch and therefore demands a policy response all its own. Unlike many of our OECD brethren, Canada does not currently levy an inheritance, estate or wealth tax of any sort. Where they do exist, wealth taxes are increasingly under both rhetorical and technocratic threat.

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/views-expressed/2016/03/when-top-fifth-canadians-are-worth-1250-times-lower-fifth-its

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