Despite declining poverty figures, many lower-income Canadians still feel overlooked as the leaders of the main political parties pledge to do more for the middle class.

For those who may be homeless and relying on free meal programs, their faith in politicians has faded.

Kevin Jones suffers from a shoulder injury and says his disability cheque doesn’t cover monthly expenses.

“Trickle-down economics never trickle down this far,” he told CTV News.