#poverty

  • Article: Indian Families Struggle to Invest in Education As Food Inflation Rises

    Indian Families Struggle to Invest in Education As Food Inflation Rises

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2020

    Consumer food inflation is the highest its been in six years. Read more

  • Article: Top CEOs Have Already Made More in 2020 Than Most Canadians Will All Year

    Top CEOs Have Already Made More in 2020 Than Most Canadians Will All Year

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 6, 2020

    Canada’s average top-earning CEO made $11.8 million in 2018. Read more

  • Article: 'Unignorable Tower' Illustrates the Massive Scale of Poverty in Toronto

    'Unignorable Tower' Illustrates the Massive Scale of Poverty in Toronto

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2019

    The building would need to house more than 116,000 people. Read more

  • Article: Working-Age Adults Are the Poorest in Toronto — Canada's Biggest City

    Working-Age Adults Are the Poorest in Toronto — Canada's Biggest City

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 15, 2019

    A new report highlights disparities across the city. Read more

  • Article: Dance Team From Slums of Mumbai Wins Golden Buzzer on 'America's Got Talent'

    Dance Team From Slums of Mumbai Wins Golden Buzzer on 'America's Got Talent'

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 25, 2019

    Twenty-nine dancers who reside in slums in Mumbai received a “golden buzzer” push earlier this week. Read more

  • Article: Extreme Poverty Is Forcing Afghan Children to Give Up Their Education to Work

    Extreme Poverty Is Forcing Afghan Children to Give Up Their Education to Work

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 24, 2019

    Over 2 million Afghan children are forced to perform child labor due to rampant extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: Almost Half of All Indigenous Children in Canada Live in Poverty

    Almost Half of All Indigenous Children in Canada Live in Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2019

    The on-reserve child poverty rate is about three times the national rate. Read more

  • Article: Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 25, 2019

    More emphasis must be placed on alleviating social and economic pressures to improve mental health. Read more