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Income disparity and happiness

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Income inequality is growing in this province.

BC Stats says the gap between the top 20 per cent and the bottom 20 per cent is the largest in the country

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon says that's not a bad thing, he says this province wants a competitive tax system that attracts top wage earners.

But does the widening gap affect your happiness? A UBC-Okanagan professor thinks so.

Mark Holder teaches psychology and studies the science of happiness, and spoke with Daybreak Host, Chris Walker.
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