About this Video
The Canadian government passed a resolution in 1989 to end child poverty by the year 2000. It's 2010, and 1 in 10 kids in this country still lives in poverty. Why are so many kids still poor in such a rich nation? What effect does poverty have on children and their families? What will it take to bring these families up over the poverty line? Panelists include Peter Clutterbuck, Theresa Schrader, Brigitte Kitchen, and Nance Ackerman. Since this interview was recorded in 2010, the number of children living in poverty in Canada remains the same (1 in 10). However, now 1 in 3 Aboriginal children live in poverty.