Of all of Canada’s social issues, child poverty might be the most shameful. In 1989, the political parties voted unanimously to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. Despite recent improvements, far too many Canadian children still grow up in poverty—it’s a real and present issue in East Vancouver. Child poverty rates are unacceptably high among new Canadians, Aboriginals, and single parent households headed by women.
End child poverty
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