British Columbia's Child Poverty rate stands at 18.6%, soaring above the national average of 13.3%.
First Call, British Columbia Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
One in five children in British Columbia lives in a household that falls below the poverty line.
Click here to read First Call BC's 2017 Child Poverty Report Card.
Learn More Child poverty in British Columbia is a social crisis that can no longer be ignored.
Starts With One implores the British Columbian government and community stakeholders to take immediate action in order to alleviate the social crisis at hand. We will not stop our advocacy until all British Columbian children are able to grow up in the equitable environment that they deserve.
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