Child Poverty Report Card (1989-2011)

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released their Child Poverty Report Card (1989-2011) for Nova Scotia. In their press release it states "In 2011, there were still 29,000 children living in poverty in Nova Scotia, twenty-two years after the House of Commons pledged to eliminate poverty for children in Canada by the year 2000.  This represents 17.3% of all children and is the fifth highest in Canada. Indeed, the province has made very little progress towards reducing child poverty compared to 1989 when 18.0% of Nova Scotian children were living in low-income families."

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