Title:Child poverty report card New Brunswick
Author(s):Asher, Kathryn
Corporate Author: Human Development Council
Subject:Poverty – child poverty
Publisher:Human Development Council
Place of Publication:Saint John
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

In 1989 the Federal House of Commons unanimously agreed to seek an end to child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. This goal has not been achieved with 14.2% of Canadian children currently living in poverty. The Campaign 2000 initiative has been encouraging provinces to take action to eliminate child poverty. It has also worked to remind the public and the federal government of the promise that was made to our children twenty-one years ago. This report is one of the many provincial report cards that have been written across Canada to paint a picture of the current state of child poverty. This is the fifth year that the New Brunswick Child Poverty Report Card has been prepared. It describes our province’s child poverty history and the particular challenges it faces.

Language:English
Material Type:Report

F. SOCIAL ISSUES/F.07 CHILDREN/2010 NBreportcard.pdf

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