A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton – May 2019 Update

A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton – May 2019 Update

Poverty affects people from all walks of life — young, old, employed, unemployed, those who are new to Canada and those whose ancestors have lived here for hundreds of years. The structure of the economy traps people in bad situations and forces some into...
A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton – May 2019 Update

2018 Provincial Budget fACT Sheet

The 2018 budget is titled A Recovery Built to Last and prioritizes economic and job diversification, protection of vital public services, and returning government spending to balance by the 2023-24 fiscal year. Real GDP for the province has grown 4.5% since 2017 and...
A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton – May 2019 Update

Tracking the Trends 2018

The Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) today released the 2018 edition of its flagship publication Tracking the Trends.  The 131-page publication provides a detailed analysis of social and economic trends in Edmonton. Information is provided about population...
A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton – May 2019 Update

Keep Investing in Alberta’s Children: The Government’s Role in Ending Child and Family Poverty

Prepared in partnership with the Edmonton Social Planning Council, Public Interest Alberta, Alberta College of Social Workers. While it is crucial for government programs to focus on poverty reduction among all vulnerable populations in the country, this report...
A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton – May 2019 Update

Child Benefit Enhancements Making a Difference for Low Income Families

Child Benefit Enhancements Making a Difference for Low Income Families Prepared by John Kolkman Research Associate, Edmonton Social Planning Council ESPC Documents/PUBLICATIONS/A.06.G REPORTS/ESPC CHILD BENEFIT ENHANCEMENT 20170930.pdf