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Released in November 2019, this community needs assessment will inform future planning for emergency shelters in Prince Edward Island.
A Report of the Provincial Foster Care Program Review Steering Committee of Prince Edward Island, along with a summary report.
A number of Canadian jurisdictions have amended legislation to achieve an increasingly more open approach to adoption records. In response to requests for improved access to identifying information in adoption records, the government of Prince Edward Island announced it would facilitate a public...
A list of additional background resources related to poverty issues as provided by the Cooper Institute.
PEI’s rates of low income were relatively stable throughout the 2000s and the post-recession period, but have fluctuated significantly in recent years.
There is no accepted measure of poverty in Canada. Instead, the measures of low income, need, and deprivation are used. None are perfect, but together they paint a picture.
Stable, safe, adequate housing is a fundamental human need, and provides a foundation from which Islanders can achieve success in education, employment, community participation, and health.
Access to sufficient quantities of nutritious food is a fundamental human need. When individuals or families have inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints, they are said to be, food insecure, . Rates of food insecurity have been measured in Canada since 2005.