Vancouver Sun’s “adopt-a-school” campaign has raised nearly 800K since it first started in the year 2011 and helped many students in 37 schools. As Statistics Canada reports, British Columbia has the highest rate of child poverty in Canada. Child poverty rates in B.C. have been higher than the national average for at least eight years.
What can we do about it? says Kevin Bent, publisher of the Vancouver Sun and chairman of The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund “Ourselves, little; but together, a lot.”