The latest numbers are in and they are concerning when it comes to child poverty in the Maritimes.

All three provinces are at or above the national average.

The good news is, there are plenty of efforts on the ground to change all of that, but it continues to be a difficult battle.

A lot has changed over the last 30 years, but one thing that hasn’t changed enough is Canada’s still-staggering number of children living below the poverty line.