The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains summaries of the latest social research publications. We keep up on your reading so you don't have to.

Inside this issue:

“An Introduction to the State of Poverty in Canada”reviewed by Ryan Dexter

“Educational and Labour Market Outcomes of Childhood Immigrants by Admission Class” reviewed by Irene Kakai

“Improving Access to Capital for Canada’s First Nation Communities” reviewed by Jan Sotocinal

“The Challenge of Homelessness to Spatial Practices” reviewed by Sheida Azimi

“They Go Up So Fast: 2015 Child Care Fees in Canadian Cities” reviewed by Janine Isaac

Click here to download the June 2016 Research Update.

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Susan Morrissey

Susan Morrissey

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Rowan El-Bialy

Rowan El-Bialy

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Sydney Sheloff

Sydney Sheloff

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Brett Lambert

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Justine Basilan

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