Image Credit: Fred Thornhill
Outside Province House, where the Fathers of Confederation signed in 1867, 26-year-old Valerie stands with her sons, Logan and Daniel. A single mom, Valerie has been receiving social assistance while working with the association for Community Living. "Like any other parent, I want the best for my children," says Valerie. "Child poverty should not exist in Canada. It is difficult for us just to get by."