Use the links below to help you complete Part one of the assignment.

  1. Give five general facts about poverty in Canada.
  2. Describe four ways how children are affected by poverty in Canada.
  3. How does living in poverty affect students’ attitude and performance in school?
  4. What are two common misconceptions about poverty?
  5. List three things you could do to help alleviate poverty in Canada.

Canada without poverty

Free the Children

Wikipedia (Poverty in Canada)

Campaign 2000

Canada.com Report (Contains an articled entitled, Child poverty has lasting effects, study shows)

BC Teachers Federation (This will help you address question #3)

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