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November 6, 2013

Working for a Living

One of the goals of Mennonite Central Committee's work internationally and in Ontario is to help ensure people have access to sustainable livelihoods and food.

In Ontario, the main source of a sustainable livelihood for most people is paid work.

But if you are working for a living, what does it take to make a living wage?

Here is a sobering fact about poverty and work in Ontario:
In 2010, 92,500, or one-third of children living in poverty had a parent who worked full-time, full-year.
Stay tuned. In this series of blog posts, we'll explore how people are trying to make sure working for a living really provides a sustainable livelihood.

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