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The issue of adult literacy in Canada: An Introduction
The issue of adult literacy emerged on the Canadian public agenda, just before the 1988 federal election. For the first time in the Canadian history, the political parties respond positively to government initiatives to the literacy issue.
It should be noted that high rates of poor literacy amongst minorities, and disabled as well as the older people, are correlated to limited to these groups. Hence, those people with poor literacy are more probable than the others to become poor. As well, the ...