The Canadian Poverty Hub

The Canadian Poverty Hub is an online repository of relevant research and resources about the causes and impacts of poverty as well as policies and best practices in poverty prevention and reduction. The Poverty Hub provides a searchable database for researchers, practitioners and government policy officials to access current research on a range of poverty related issues including::

  • Basic Needs

  • Diversity

  • Health and Well-being

  • Income and Employment


  • Indigenous Issues

  • Measurement and Trends

  • Policy

  • Rights and Inclusion


Resources include:

  • Policies

  • Poverty report cards

  • Research reports

  • Research summaries

  • Thesis dissertations

  • Toolkits

  • Video / audio files

  • Books / chapters

  • Community plans

  • Conference presentations

  • Educational materials (curricula)

  • Fact sheets

  • Journal articles

  • Literature reviews

  • Magazine articles


Submit a resource

Please help us continue to build this knowledge bank. To submit a resource for inclusion in the Poverty Hub please fill out the form below.

The Canadian Poverty Hub has been developed in partnership with the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University and is integrated within the Homeless Hub, a national online repository where services providers, researchers, government representatives, students, and the general public can access and share research, stories, and best practices on homelessness.