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Poverty in Canada: 1 in 7 lived in low-income families in 2012, StatsCan says

The Canadian Press / December 15, 2014 / www.huffingtonpost.ca

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Poverty in Canada: 1 in 7 lived in low-income families in 2012, StatsCan says

According to Statistics Canada, 1 in 7 lived in low-income households in 2012, resulting in 16.3 per cent of children under 17 being in low-income households.

Read more about the overall Canadian median income here and what it means for those living below it.

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