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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

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