poverty in canada

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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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Child poverty rate has actually dropped by a third since 1986.

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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.

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As the federal government contemplates a national “poverty reduction strategy,” a better and more complete understanding of the state of poverty in Canada is required.