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Pay close attention to the chart below and think about gender, education, culture, physical ability/disability and how individuals are represented in the statistics.
If 16% of Canadians are struggling and 32% of that 16% are visible minorities or Indigenous, who makes up the other 68%?
Reflect upon poverty in Canada and discuss at least one support in your community for those close to the poverty line. Suggestions:
- Support for pregnant homeless women
- Support for particular populations
- Health care Access- Dental, Prescriptions, Physio Therapy, Wheelchair, Crutches, Transporation