- Torontonians are worried their city is losing its edge
compared to other major Canadian business centers.
- The city of Toronto's median income has sunk below the
national average. In the 2001 census, median income in
Toronto was 106 percent of the national average; in the 2006
census, it was below the national average at 96 percent.
- Management occupations in Toronto, which may be viewed as
a proxy for the city's health as a business centre, have been
on the decline.
- The negative trend is visible not only in Toronto, but
also across the province as a whole. Median income in Ontario
grewby 10 percent over the period compared to 16 percent
nationally. Moreover, Ontario saw a decline in the number of
management occupations over the most recent census