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Growing up poor: Child poverty in Ontario

A Metroland Media Special Investigative Series, a four-part project that explores the critical mass of children’s living in poverty across Ontario and the critical need for change.

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Sep 23, 2016

Growing up poor: Child poverty in Ontario

Many children in Canada — across Ontario — are growing up poor. Hundreds of breakfast programs at schools across the...

Oakville Beaver | 4 Comments
Sep 23, 2016

‘Poverty is here. It’s right around the corner from you’

Growing up poor Part 1: Angela is a mother of three. As a child, she grew up in poverty and was determined to make her life...

Walkerton Herald-Times | 3 Comments | by Jonathan Zettel
Sep 23, 2016

Tackling ‘monster of poverty’ in Niagara region

Growing up poor Part 2: If you’re hungry, it can be hard to focus on pretty much anything else.

Niagara This Week - St. Catharines | 3 Comments | by Melinda Cheevers
Sep 23, 2016

The cold hard facts: from Oshawa to York Region

Growing up poor Part 3: Bobby Orr Public School is located in south Oshawa — just a few blocks from the General Motors plant...

Oshawa This Week | 5 Comments | by Reka Szekely
Sep 23, 2016

Going forward... are we doing what's needed? Is it enough?

Growing up poor Part 4: The thousands of programs that aim to help impoverished children are small pieces of a much larger...

Peterborough This Week | Add Comment | by Todd Vandonk
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