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Ontario has the second worse income inequality in Canada
Ontario has the second worse income inequality in Canada, next to BC, according to Huffington Post Canada's latest article on inequality in Canada by province.
When it comes to the income inequality, Canada's provinces are, well, unequal.
The Huffington Post Canada has crunched StatsCan's numbers to provide a picture of how the provinces are faring when it comes to Canada's growing wage gap.
On the inequality rankings, the winner -- or loser, depending on how you look at it -- is British Columbia. The westernmost province's Gini coefficient -- a measure of income inequality -- was 0.436 in 2009, making it comparable in terms of income distribution to Hong Kong, Thailand or the United States.
At the other end of the spectrum is Prince Edward Island. The Maritime province's Gini coefficient in 2009 stood at 0.365, comparable to Great Britain or Italy.