NORTHERN ONTARIO

Leader: David Zarifa (Nipissing University)

Type of poverty: Low human-capital investments

The North Bay site is distinctive for its low human-capital investments (among the poor). The percentage of the population of North Bay attaining a bachelor's degree, at 11.1 percent, lags well behind the average for Ontario (15.7 percent) and Canada overall (14.6 percent). 

 
North Bay  |  © Eric Parker

North Bay  |  © Eric Parker