MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Leader: Amélie Quesnel-Vallée (McGill University)

Type of poverty: City-wide

The Montréal site is notable for its especially high poverty rate. Indeed, a full 34.3 percent of all of Canada's low-income population reside in Montréal, dwarfing the next highest percentage claimed by Toronto (19.7%). Moreover, of the 478 low-income neighbourhoods in Canada, 35.8 percent of them are located in Montréal.

 
Montréal, Québec  |  © Alexandre Normand

Montréal, Québec  |  © Alexandre Normand