Per-person spending last year was only $72 short of the all-time high reached during the 2009 recession.
Concentrations of sulfur dioxide have sharply declined over the last four decades.
Between 80 per cent and 87 per cent of Canadian wealth inequality is due to the life-cycle effect.
Overall, Canada ranks 10th with a score well above the OECD average.
Previous reports from other organizations including the David Suzuki Foundation used flawed methods to measure air quality.
Most other OECD countries have milder climates and higher population densities, which results in lower energy needs.
By 2047, the costs of OAS and GIS will increase by an estimated 47 per cent.
In three of the world’s richest countries, average real wages are lower today than they were in 2010.