The attachment linked below on this post is the 16 page report on the main Poverty Trends across Canada .It is put together by The Citizens for Public Justice CPJ, an ecumenical partner in Canada.
On page 3, the Introduction to the report, see the overview of it if you have limited reading time.
The Diocese of New Westminster is seeking to be part of the justice work involved in addressing these issues in parish ministries of food security, affordable housing, in ecumenical and multi-faith partnerships and with labour unions and community organizations for the common good.
For further information please contact the Rev. Margaret Marquardt, Chair of the Justice and Peace Unit.