CBC Manitoba

Aboriginal people

Manitoba has the largest per capita Aboriginal population in Canada. And Aboriginal people in this province are three times more likely to be living in poverty than the rest of the population. More than one-third of Winnipeg’s estimated 70,000 Aboriginal people live in poverty.

Single parent Adriana Brydon also happens to be Aboriginal. View Adriana's blog »

Profiles

Newcomers
PerspectiveNewcomers
Refugees have a particularly hard time making ends meet.
Single Parents
PerspectiveSingle Parents
Single parents are poorer than their married counterparts.
The Working Poor
PerspectiveThe Working Poor
You can work and still be poor.
The Disabled
PerspectiveThe Disabled
Earn about $10,000 a year less than those without a disability.
Seniors
PerspectiveSeniors
For many older Manitobans on fixed incomes the "golden years" aren't exactly brilliant.
Aboriginal people
PerspectiveAboriginal people
Manitoba has the largest per capita Aboriginal population in Canada.