The Nova Scotia Child Poverty Report Card 2004
HALIFAX: A report released today by the Canadian Centre for
Policy Alternatives assesses progress on several measures of child
poverty and finds that Nova Scotia performed fared most poorly among
the four Atlantic Provinces.
Authors Pauline Raven and Lesley Frank used the most recent data
available for comparisons and found a scattering of results across the
four Atlantic Provinces. Overall, they found that New Brunswick
placed squarely ahead of other Atlantic Provinces with Prince Edward
Island placing next, followed by Newfoundland and then Nova Scotia.