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How do you define poverty?

01 Sep 2017
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One challenge in determining a target for the Poverty Reduction Strategy is that Canada does not have an “official definition” of poverty or a consistent way to measure it. In fact, many countries do not. It is difficult to define poverty as it is such a personal experience. For one person, it may be a lack of income, while another may experience poverty because they face barriers to their inclusion in society.
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