Cowichan Valley Citizen - Big idea No. 1: co-operatives

May 22, 2015

The gap between the one per cent and the 99 per cent is widening, as the gains made by our parents' and grandparents' generations are slowly chiseled away by senior levels of government pursuing questionable economic policies and global corporations intent on increasing the bottom line.

This is the story in much of the advanced industrialized world, and Canada is no exception. The wealthiest 86 Canadian families now hold the same amount of wealth as the poorest 11.4 million Canadians combined. 

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