The Economic Council of Canada and statistics on poverty in Canada. Endeavours of the Senate of Canada to suggest a remedial process. A description of the Senate's methods and results of a study on poverty over the last three years. Factors effecting poverty. A descriptive understanding of poverty, its causes and its effects. The importance of attitude. The detrimental effects of the welfare system. Recommendations of the report. Illustrative examples of how the recommendations might work. The Canada Assistance Act. A guaranteed annual income. The elimination of poverty as a national goal. A social preview.
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