The Canadian Press

2015-11-24 | Child Poverty

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A child poverty report card says an increasing number of children live in poverty in Canada, but no where is the problem more desperate than in Manitoba. The report says that across Canada almost one in five children lives in poverty, but in Manitoba it's almost one in three. Sid Frankel, one of the report's authors, says their parents tend to have low-paying, precarious jobs and don't get enough tax breaks to lift them out of poverty. (The report is calling on governments to make specific child poverty targets and boost the minimum wage to 15-dollars an hour.)

Date: 2015-11-24
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the typical child living in poverty is living far below the poverty line we have evidence of food insecurity and that's not surprising we have evidence of those children living in poor housing and that's not surprising >>