France St-Hilaire is vice-president of research at the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). She oversees the Institute’s research agenda and coordinates projects in economic and social policy, including the project on income inequality in Canada.


Brexit and Canadian inequality

As the disbelief about Brexit turns into taking stock, many observers are pondering the potential repercussions for exchange rates, trade, labour mobility and immigration. Political analysts have begun to connect the dots among populist, anti-globalization …

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Income inequality in Canada

Between 1982 and 2010, the incomes of the bottom 90 percent in Canada increased by only 2 percent, but those of the top 0.01 percent increased by 160 percent. Why is income inequality on the …

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