(481) Getting by in BC: a single, working parent’s profile

BC child povertyMothers and children in poverty.  What a topic for British Columbia, now “leading” the country in child poverty. Hopefully we won’t just look to BC for high numbers but solutions to the problem, and soon.  If there is one place to get social conditions right it is with children – how’s that for a statement of the obvious?  For this item a writer headed down to south Langara to learn from a single mom there.

No Easy Numbers for Single Mom Poverty. BC figures show sharp fall in their median income. But variable data hides the real story.
The Tyee

image: Joaquim Alves Gaspar via Wikimedia Commons