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2020 Child Poverty Report Card letters


In December, we sent a copy of our 2020 BC Child Poverty Report Card to the Premier, several cabinet ministers and all BC MLAs and MPs.

In the letters we drew their attention to the continuing high levels of child and family poverty in our province. Especially among children in lone-parent families, Indigenous families, and newcomer families. We also highlighted the continued growth in income inequality between the richest and poorest BC families. We highlighted some of our 26 recommendations, aimed at both provincial and federal government policy changes.

To date, we have received detailed responses from several ministers: