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Marking Int’l Day for Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2018

Campaign 2000 marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17, and we recall the federal government’s promise in 1989 to end child poverty by the year 2000. Canada has since reaffirmed this promise twice, but most recently released its Poverty Reduction Strategy that aims only to halve poverty by 2030. These moving goalposts… Continue reading Marking Int’l Day for Eradication of Poverty

2018 Toronto Child Poverty Report: Municipal Election Edition

October 2, 2018

Child and family poverty is a disturbing reality in every ward in Toronto, a new report from a coalition of community agencies finds. Family Service Toronto’s Campaign 2000 team contributed to the report, which uses newly released census data. The data show that ten wards in the city have a child poverty rate between 33%… Continue reading 2018 Toronto Child Poverty Report: Municipal Election Edition

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