measuring poverty

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Higher minimum wages do not lower poverty rates

The youth employment rate fell by a full point in Ontario between late 2017 and early 2020.


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B.C. minimum wage hike may actually hurt workers it’s designed to help

The Horgan government raised the province’s minimum wage to $14.60.


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Report gives false impression on senior poverty in British Columbia

Despite misleading claims, senior poverty in B.C has fallen significantly over the past four decades.


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Poverty really isn't that hard to measure

Any poverty line connected to average or median incomes is a "relative" measure.


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For the vast majority of Canadians living in low income, their experience is temporary as they are able to transition out quickly.