Riding by Riding Analysis Shows Child Poverty in Canada Knows No Boundaries


Canada’s first federal Poverty Reduction Strategy is expected to be released within the next few weeks. Campaign 2000’s newly released child poverty data reveals a disturbing picture of the magnitude of child poverty in every federal riding. The ridings with the worst child poverty rates are home to the highest proportions of Indigenous and racialized people, recent immigrants and mostly mother-headed lone parent families. The report paints a stark portrait of inequality among children and recommends solutions and benchmarks necessary for the long-awaited strategy.

Read the Campaign 2000 report detailing child poverty in all federal ridings across the country here.