Three positive steps toward ending poverty in Canada

In 1989, when the House of Commons voted unanimously to end child poverty by the year 2000, there was much applause.

But as the years started to pass, political inaction fuelled a deepening sense that government commitments to reduce poverty were mere words.

It’s 2016 and Canada is a long way from ending poverty, but three promising developments are about to lift almost half a million people above the poverty line.

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/behind-numbers/2016/07/three-positive-steps-toward-ending-poverty-canada

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