First Call releases 2015 Child Poverty Report Card

First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition has just released their 2015 Child Poverty BC Report Card, a comprehensive annual document that analyzes data on child and family poverty in the province. Since starting the project in 1994, the statistic of one in every five children in B.C. are poor remains. Read the full report here.

2014 B.C. Child Poverty Report Card

Children advocacy group First Call released their annual report card on child poverty in B.C. this week. The report details some startling findings, including: One out of every five B.C. children live in poverty. Children living in lone-parent families, the vast majority of them single mother families, had a shocking 50 per cent poverty rate … Read more