Poverty Issues

"More than 100,000 Edmontonians live in poverty with about 30% of them being children"

 

Download The End Poverty Action Guide for Religious and Spiritual Communities, co-produced by EndPovertyEdmonton, the Anglican Foundation and the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initiative. The Action Guide will provide real-life stories from a variety of faith communities in Edmonton that will highlight how both individuals and communities can take action to make a difference in the fight against poverty.

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"Over two – thirds of low wage workers (68.8%) 25 years or older are women.”

“After adjusting for inflation, the top 1% of taxfilers saw a 65% increase in their real after-tax incomes compared to only a 5.5% gain for the bottom 99% of taxfilers over the period from 1982 to 2011.”

From No Change, After 25 Years of Promised, It’s Time to Eliminate Child Poverty -