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 »
- Refugees have a particularly hard time making ends meet.
- PerspectiveSingle Parents
- Single parents are poorer than their married counterparts.
- PerspectiveThe Working Poor
- You can work and still be poor.
- PerspectiveThe Disabled
- Earn about $10,000 a year less than those without a disability.
- For many older Manitobans on fixed incomes the "golden years" aren't exactly brilliant.
- PerspectiveAboriginal people
- Manitoba has the largest per capita Aboriginal population in Canada.
- An overview - poverty's impact, the challenges and consequences.
- New Canadians -a family discovers that life in Canada is much harder than they'd expected.
- The Working Poor - meet a working professional who can't make ends meet.
- Solutions - finding ways to combat poverty. Desperate times and inspired solutions.
- Accountability - join a round table discussion and post your questions on line.