Although rural poverty is no better or worse than urban poverty, there are unique challenges. Rural residents face social isolation and higher transportation costs, which create burdens related to obtaining food. Not surprisingly more rural households access food banks when
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We went out on the street to ask Canadians: Are we doing enough about youth poverty?
In Canada, 3.2 million people live in low income, including 634,000 children. Furthermore, reports state that in London, Ontario, one of every five children born today will live in poverty. (The Child and Youth Network 2009 Report)