10. Canada already promised to end poverty

9. Poverty can happen to anyone

8. Poverty actually affects how long people live

7. Poverty affects people’s quality of life, including their health

6. Poverty is a major barrier to overcome before Canada can present itself as a country that recognizes equality

5. Canada’s lack of action to end poverty is shameful

4. Canada has been scolded by the international community for not addressing poverty issues

3. We have no excuse not to

2. Poverty costs Canadians A LOT of money

1. Canada is LEGALLY obligated to address poverty