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60% of First Nation children on reserve live in poverty, institute says

 


Indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than non-Aboriginal kids, according to new findings released Tuesday by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

The study, which delves into poverty rates on reserves and in the territories as measured by income, documents the dire conditions being experienced by status First Nations children, including 60 per cent of those who live on reserves.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/institute-says-60-percent-fn-children-on-reserve-live-in-poverty-1.3585105

 

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