Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Active Citizenship

Watch the above video on Craig and Marc Kielburger.  What is their Big Idea or message?
Open the above link and take the Poverty in Canada quiz.



    The kinds of people that are more likely to go into poverty are parents that are alone, people with disabilities, children and seniors i just listed some. 13% of the world has Canadians that are in poverty. The country with the most people in poverty is the United States with 23% in poverty.

  2. what I learned

    This what i learned about poverty in Canada from the info-graphic.I learned that people who are children or seniors, disabled people alone mothers and recent immigrants have a better of chance to be put in poverty.I also learned that only 22% of people on the street in Ontario get help from people or places.Thats not very much.I also learned that Canada is above the average of poverty

  3. In the infographic on poverty it states that over 3 million Canadians are in poverty. Also 600,000 of the Canadians in poverty in Canada are children.I also learned in the infographic that 13.3% of children in Canada are in poverty. Also 6% of Canadians have to sleep on the street or in a shelter. And that is what I learned in the infographic.

    What I learned about poverty from the infographic is:
    1. 13.3% of Canadians are living with poverty and average is only 11%
    2. 6% of Canadians are living in a shelter or even on the street.
    3. Most of Canadians living in poverty are kids.

  5. What i learned about poverty is that in Canada over 3 million people live in it
    (13.3 % ) and over 60,000 of them are children . Also the most likely people to live in poverty are 1. children 2.lone parents 3.aboriginal canadians 4. recent immigrants 5. people with disabilities 6. unattached non-elderly and finally 7.seniors . Another thing i learned is that the cause of poverty in Canada is 51% because of circumstances beyond the control of the poor, 37% because people aren't doing enough to help themselves and finally 11% because respondent unsure.