Opinion

A national poverty reduction strategy must include forgotten single adults

Single people have grown from 30 per cent of households helped by food banks in 2001, to 45 per cent in 2016.

One in every three single adults in Canada lives in poverty, according to Food Banks Canada. It's Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos's job to develop a national poverty reduction strategy. The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 12:00 AM

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