This video presents 1 of 7 Children live in Poverty in Canada.
In the following letter (Oct.15, 2014), the Make Poverty History Steering Committee is urging us to join them in calling for a Federal Anti-Poverty Plan:
“THIS FRIDAY, Canadians across the country are sounding the alarm and calling for a Federal Anti-Poverty Plan. Join us in asking the government for systemic change to eradicate poverty and hunger.
Canada has a hunger problem:
- 833,000 people in Canada visit the food banks each month
- 1 in 3 people who rely on food banks are children
- 1 in 8 people in Canada experience some level of food insecurity