Seventeen percent of the population of suburban-poverty.com’s resident city live in poverty. Mississauga’s poverty rates are driven by the nasty combination of high housing costs and lacklustre wages. Toronto sits at a poverty rate of twenty-three percent and Winnipeg is at eleven percent by way of comparison. Mississauga Food Bank just released a report on social conditions here and the reading of it is a sombre sitting indeed.
The face of hunger in Mississauga 2013 8-page .pdf file
image: aerial view of central Mississauga by Jok2000 via Wikimedia Commons