Yukon Poverty Report Card 2020
Author: Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
Topic: Poverty issues
Publisher: Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
Location: Canada, Yukon Territory
Format: Report
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: March 25, 2021

This report was released as part of public education movement Campaign 2000's annual assessment of child and family poverty in Canada, providing an overview of the following key issues relating to poverty in Yukon:

  • the housing crisis and the challenge of food insecurity with a focus of the disproportionate impact on children and youth, Indigenous peoples, and others.
  • an overview of previous initiatives and ongoing work that can be leveraged to support a comprehensive approach to reducing poverty in the Yukon.
  • a description of some successful community-driven initiatives that are supporting improvements in the health and wellness of Yukoners.
  • ten recommendations including several policy proposals to improve the health and wellness of children, youth, and families specifically.
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