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I write to you today on an important anniversary. Fifteen years ago the House of Commons unanimously voted to end child poverty in Canada, and to do so by the year 2000. Today however more than one million children, or one in every six children in our country, live in a low-income family. This failure to adequately address child poverty weighs heavily upon many Canadians: for the sake of our children, we can and must do so much better.

File Type: pdf
Categories: English, Poverty
Tags: child poverty, poverty
Author: Chairperson of the Commission on Justice and Peace (Stephen Allen)