September 13, 2017
New census data from Statistics Canada shows 1.2 million Canadian children under 18 live in low-income households.
Campaign 2000 is featured in a Canadian Press article about the release. For more information see the links below.
Links to Statistics Canada Census data:
Income Highlight Tables, 2016 Census
Household income in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census
Census in Brief: Children living in low-income households
CCPA commentary on income inequality: 7 things the Census teaches us about income inequality
Other related news: Census 2016: Income grows in resource-rich provinces, Ontario and Quebec lag behind, Globe and Mail, Sept. 13, 2017
Canadian incomes jump, Ontario residents hit by manufacturing downturn: Statistics Canada,Toronto Star, Sept 14 2017