Cost of Poverty in New Brunswick

September 27, 2011
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There has always existed a moral obligation to end poverty, first and foremost for those who are living in poverty. However, we also know that the wide-ranging costs to government and to society as a whole make a strong business case for ending poverty. In this, the third in our series on the cost of poverty in the Maritimes, we see just how much it actually costs New Brunswickers to allow poverty to continue.

This report is also available in French: Coût de la pauvreté au Nouveau-Brunswick.