According to the Low-Income Cut Off-After Tax (LICO-AT) measure, there were 105,000 Manitobans (approximately 8.9%) living in poverty in 2011. As a percentage, the number of Manitobans living in poverty hasgone down since the 1990s when it averaged 15%. However, the depth of poverty in Manitoba has not changed and remains, on average, between 25–35% below the poverty line. The average length of time that people are in low income ranges between 2.5 – 2.7 years although some are in poverty for much longer.... Read Andrew Clarks report for the full story!
November 8, 2017