Canada has seen the wealth share of the top 10 percent decline while that of the next 40 percent has increased. What is truly remarkable is how poorly the bottom 50 percent have done over time, with their share remaining practically constant at under 10 percent.
Why did Taiwan perform better than the U.S. on COVID-19? Why did New Zealand surpass the U.K.? There may be a simple explanation.
The immediate response in 2020 was an increase in total health spending as taken from assorted announced federal and provincial measures totalling $44 billion though much of it remains unspent.