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What does the data tell us about rising poverty in Canada?

Written by Vibrant Communities | October 23, 2017

PUBLICATION | Incomes are an important determinant of well-being and one of the more measureable aspects of poverty. Data can tell us how poverty affects groups of people differently, and how poverty is changing among and within them. This publication discusses how the forthcoming federal poverty reduction strategy must be rooted in evidence, must aim to put an end to widening income inequality, and must reflect the complexity of poverty by involving the many actors that influence and are affected by it.