Statistics Canada provides several poverty indicating measures such as Low-
Income Measure (LIM), Low-Income Cut-Off (LICO) and Market-Basket Measure ...
▻In 2009,1 in 10 Canadians was considered poor. ... ▻In Ontario, in 2009 the
richest 20% enjoyed 44.3% of total after-tax incomes whereas the poorest 20% ...
 Source: Statistics Canada. Table 202-0808 – Low income measures by
income source and household size, 2011 constant dollars, annual (dollars),
Single employable male poverty line is $18669.00 per annum, according to
Ontario Social Services.
Oct 1, 2015 ... That's because current minimum wage levels would have to increase by ... set in
1976, when a minimum wage job lifted a worker above the poverty line. ... by left-
leaning think tank the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows. ... 20 per
cent below the province's low income measure — while in 1976, ...
As of 2014, the poverty-level income for one person in the United States is
$11670. For each additional person in the household, the income goes up $4060
Jul 5, 2013 ... Statistics Canada released annual numbers on low-income last week ... of their
income on basic needs after taxes and transfers are considered ... assistance rise
above the poverty line the province of Ontario would have to ...
Mar 14, 2016 ... Canada experimented with a guaranteed minimum income in ... the poverty line
topped up to a set level, would be more efficient and less costly ...
... up the incomes of those living below the poverty line to a set level would be
more efficient ... Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | March 14, 2016 12:57 PM ET
Jan 27, 2015 ... From our friends at MoneySense, here's the 2015 All-Canadian Wealth Test. ...
All of us equate certain earning levels with being rich, middle-class or just
scraping by. ... needs to earn between $23,357 and $36,859 to be considered
part ... For example, a middle income in all of Ontario is about $72,000, but .....