Child Poverty is a growing problem in Toronto as family incomes are not keeping up with the increase in house prices. The video below shows how child poverty rates have gone up dramatically. Many families living in these low income areas are immigrants and visible minorities who have recently come to Canada with few skills. The city of Toronto is working to implement an action plan will detail step by step on how child poverty and be decreased. Recently a large budget for public housing has been passed in the government and this should decrease poverty numbers in the long run.