30 years later, child poverty remains a national disgrace

With alarming child poverty rates once again making front-page news across the country and the next federal election on the horizon — how serious are we about eradicating poverty?
Canada’s first national poverty reduction strategy will soon be released by the federal government. The strength of the strategy, the magnitude of investments, the ambition of the government’s poverty reduction targets and accountability timelines will reveal whether this is an action plan Canadians can be proud of, or simply empty talk.