TheSocialEdge.com

A Social Justice and Faith Webzine

ENDING CHILD POVERTY IN CANADA

Editorial

Almost 15 years ago, an all-party parliamentary resolution to end child poverty by the year 2000 was adopted. But the problem persists. Recent statistics tell us the child poverty rate in Canada remains stuck at 16 percent.

     What can be done? Campaign 2000 represents some 90 social service, advocacy, labour, and faith organizations working to make elected officials live up to their promises to support children. Their new report is entitled Pathways to Progress: Structural Solutions to Address Child Poverty. It’s replete with detailed strategies that deserve our attention....

Here is your Premium Membership for complete access to this and every article!

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

   
Views of columnists and bylined feature writers as expressed are not necessarily those of The Social Edge.
Permission to post or reprint articles, interviews, editorials, commentary, and reviews written for
The Social Edge.com must be obtained from the Publishers.

© TheSocialEdge.com 2001-2009 | Articles | Arts & Culture | Columns | Commentary | Editorial | Interviews | Most Recent | Disclaimer | Privacy | Log in