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Half of Indigenous children live in poverty, above national rate, study says – rdnewsnow.com

Jul 11, 2019

OTTAWA — The worst child-poverty problem in the country was dropped in the laps of the country’s premiers on Tuesday, as the Assembly of First Nations presented them with new numbers to show about half of Indigenous children live in poverty — just as they did a decade ago.

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde used the study, written by researchers at the AFN and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, to underscore the need for governments to invest in First Nations communities as the country’s premiers gathered in Saskatchewan for an annual meeting.

What the premiers were told is that overall, 47 per cent of First Nations children live in poverty, more than two-and-a-half times the national rate.

Read More: https://rdnewsnow.com/2019/07/10/half-of-indigenous-children-live-in-poverty-above-national-rate-study-says/

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