Growing problem of hidden poverty in Victoria

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Introduction to the 5 part series on poverty issues in Greater Victoria. 

…according to a number of studies and reports released this year, a clash of misfortune-meets-bureaucracy is driving an alarming number of people in Greater Victoria to live below the poverty line, putting them at risk of homelessness.

Read the article: Growing problem of hidden poverty in Victoria

Source: Times Colonist


Introduction: Growing problem of hidden poverty in Victoria

Part 1: How domestic violence is driving homelessness in Greater Victoria

Part 2: Childhood poverty and the single-parent trap

Part 3: The growing concern of the city’s underemployed and underpaid

Part 4: An aging population in financial limbo and a housing crisis 

Part 5: Changes needed to address Greater Victoria poverty

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