Category Archive: Poverty

Oct 24

Study Shows Effects on Children of a Small Income Increase

A recent US study has revealed surprising consequences of a small increase to family income — children experience life-changing improvements. The remarkable findings noted that there was a fairly large positive impact on the development of the children in families that received extra income. Their analysis showed that children whose parents had received the income …

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Oct 15

Poverty Increases for Children and Seniors

A recent CTV news report notes that Toronto has the highest percentage of youth living in poverty of Canada’s 14 largest urban areas, according to a newly released report. The report was released by the Toronto Children’s Aid Society Tuesday, and was compiled using tax filer data from Statistics Canada for 2013.   “Children of …

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