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Children and Youth in Canada - The Context of their Lives (module table of contents)

Section 4: Economic Inequities (section table of contents)

In 2010, the median after-tax income for lone-parents in Canada was $39,900. Lone parents in Nova Scotia ($42,200), Ontario ($40,600), Alberta ($44,800), and British Columbia ($40,400) had after-tax incomes above the national average. Prince Edward Island ($29,400) and Manitoba ($36,300) had the lowest lone-parent family incomes. The median after-tax family income for Prince Edward Island was 36% below the national average.

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