From the report card: "In 1989, about 1 child in every 10 was poor in Ontario. By 1996, 1 child in 5 is poor. The increase in the child poverty rate in Ontario is the highest in Canada."
The 1998 Ontario Report Card from Ontario Campaign 2000, is available online at http://www.campaign2000.ca
Information about Campaign 2000, as well as information about other reports is also available on this site.
ONTARIO CAMPAIGN 2000 is a provincial partner in CAMPAIGN 2000, a non-partisan coalition of over 70 national, provincial and community partners across the country.
ONTARIO REPORT CARD 1998 was prepared by ONTARIO CAMPAIGN 2000 with research provided by the Centre for International Statistics at the Canadian Council on Social Development.