- By Nyle Brown
- Posted Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 3:18 pm
Income growth in Hamilton over the past decade was the highest of Ontario's five largest metropolitan areas, according to new census data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada. That, along with a noticeable drop in the city's poverty rate, is the good news.The bad news is that Ontario's income performance between 2005 and 2015 lagged far behind every other province and territory in Canada.
Median total household income in the Hamilton census metropolitan area, which includes Burlington and Grimsby, grew by 5.3 per cent over the past decade, substantially better than the 3.8 per cent rise in income across Ontario as a whole ... [Click Here]