Alberta Child Poverty Report 2022
The Alberta Child Poverty Report is an annual report produced by the Edmonton Social Planning Council and Public Interest Alberta. It is designed to inform policy-makers, advocates, and decision-makers in their work to end child poverty and create an equitable Alberta for all.
This year’s report explores some of the current issues faced by children living in poverty, addressing household employment and access to basic needs. The authors explore topics such as: measuring child poverty, lifting children out of poverty, poverty within Indigenous and racialized communities, the state of child care, housing, food insecurity, and taxation and income redistribution. It concludes with recommendations in all these domains that will contribute towards reducing and ending child poverty.