Poverty - Just the Facts

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Nearly five million people in Canada – that’s one out of every seven individuals – currently live in poverty. Poverty is a widespread issue across the country and the world, but vulnerable groups such as people living with disabilities, single parents, elderly individuals, youth, and racialized communities are more susceptible. This article conveys the effects of poverty and how it is expressed in different aspects of a person’s life, including food security, health, and housing.

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