Canada has no official way of measuring who is and isn't a member of the middle class, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity Mona Fortier said Monday.
Politicians and economists often have different definitions of the middle class, a demographic Canadians will hear more and more about as the October election date approaches.
Finance Canada has issued a rebuttal of a politically embarrassing report on middle-class economic woes that was compiled last fall by experts in another federal department.
A report published in the New York Times on Tuesday reveals Canadians – not Americans – now boast the richest middle class.
Canada's middle-class is mortgaging its future to stay afloat, making the Canadian dream "a myth more than a reality."