The wealthier, the greener: Why trees are more common in higher-income neighbourhoods

The trend is clear: the wealthier your neighbourhood, the more likely you will be surrounded by trees.

A CBC News analysis of data from the City of Montreal and Statistics Canada shows the higher the median income of a neighbourhood, the more extensive the tree cover.

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