William Watson: Canada has so few poor people now, a guaranteed income may be pointless — Financial Post

If you like spreadsheets, Statistics Canada’s big dump of income data last week has given you a fun few days. Personally, I’ve been noodling through Table 11-10-0135-01, “Low-income statistics by age, sex and economic family type.” Doesn’t sound gripping? You’re obviously not an economist. First problem: Which definition of low income to use? StatCan’s “low…

via William Watson: Canada has so few poor people now, a guaranteed income may be pointless — Financial Post