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Reduce Poverty

Desired outcome: Increased income for Peel residents, particularly those of lowest income.

Measurement:

Importance

According to 2016 tax-filer data, approximately 19% of Peel residents are potentially living with low income1. The Region is seeking ways to ensure that low income Peel residents receive the benefits they are eligible for.

Over the last four years, we:

1 Based on updated Statistics Canada tax-filer methodology for low income measure after tax (LIM-AT).