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Children are One Quarter of 4.8 million Canadians Living in Poverty

September 13, 2017

Statistics Canada released new income-related data on Sept. 13, 2017 from the 2016 Census. The new data show that 1.2 million Canadian children under 18 live in low-income households. Campaign 2000 is featured in a Canadian Press article about the release. For more information see the links below. Links to Statistics Canada Census data: Income… Continue reading Children are One Quarter of 4.8 million Canadians Living in Poverty

C2000 Releases 2018 Pre-Budget Submission

August 8, 2017

Campaign 200 has consistently stated that child poverty is not inevitable, but that it is a result of policy choices. Federal politicians pledged to end child poverty in 1989, 2009 and 2015 but poverty continues to deprive over 1.3 million children of their only childhood. After decades of calling for a federal anti-poverty plan to… Continue reading C2000 Releases 2018 Pre-Budget Submission

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