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  • 2019 Award of Merit for Advocacy of Social Justice

    2019 Award of Merit for Advocacy of Social Justice

    The Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) is an organization committed to undertaking social research for the benefit of the entire community. We recognize many individuals and groups in our community also work tirelessly to advocate for programs in parallel to the ESPC vision of a just and inclusive community. The ESPC’s annual Award of Merit recognizes an individual, or group, Read More
  • 2018 Vital Topics - The Arts

    2018 Vital Topics - The Arts

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton.  This edition focuses on The Arts. ARTS include a wide variety of creative disciplines including: Read More
  • 2018 Vital Topics - Senior Women in Edmonton

    2018 Vital Topics - Senior Women in Edmonton

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton. Watch for these in each issue of Legacy in Action, and in the full issue Read More
  • Edmonton Vital Signs 2018

    Edmonton Vital Signs 2018

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, Vital Topics, that are timely and important to Edmonton - specifically Women, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Edmonton, Visible Minority Women, and Senior Women. Each of these topics appear in Read More
  • CBC News - Living wage in Edmonton is going up but that isn't good

    CBC News - Living wage in Edmonton is going up but that isn't good

    Radio Active with Adrienne Pan Interview with Sandra Ngo, Edmonton Social Planning Council. Click here to listen to the interview   Read More
  • Media Release: Edmonton Living Wage 2018 Update

    Media Release: Edmonton Living Wage 2018 Update

    June 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Edmonton Living Wage 2018 Update Contending with Costs For the first time in 2 years, the living wage for Edmonton has risen. For 2018, an income earner must make $16.48 per hour to support a family of four, an increase of $0.17 per hour from last year’s living wage. The living wage is intended Read More
  • 2018 Vital Topics - Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

    2018 Vital Topics - Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton. Watch for these in each issue of Legacy in Action, and in the full issue Read More
  • 2018 Vital Topics - Visible Minority Women in Edmonton

    2018 Vital Topics - Visible Minority Women in Edmonton

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton. Watch for these in each issue of Legacy in Action, and in the full issue Read More
  • More Alberta families worked part-time, or part year, as the province’s oil economy took a downturn, Statistics Canada study shows

    More Alberta families worked part-time, or part year, as the province’s oil economy took a downturn, Statistics Canada study shows

     By Catherine GriwkowskyStarMetro Edmonton Thu., May 17, 2018 Original Article - click here EDMONTON—Pipeline inspector and project manager turned stay-at-home dad Chad Miller is pinning his family’s future on the approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline as he searches for work to pay off debt. “I’ve got more qualifications than I know what to do with and I can’t even get Read More
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A.06.B FACT SHEETS

Documents
2014 March fACT Sheet Alberta Budget Analysis 725 Kilobytes Tuesday, 11 March 2014
2014 February fACT Sheet Federal Budget 641 Kilobytes Tuesday, 25 February 2014
2013 October fACT Sheet Immigrant Integration Barriers 755 Kilobytes Friday, 25 October 2013
2013 October fACT Sheet City of Edmonton Election 817 Kilobytes Saturday, 12 October 2013
2013 May fACT Sheet Increase in Cost of Core Needs in Edmonton (2010 – 2013) Fact Sheet 268 Kilobytes Saturday, 25 May 2013
2013 April fACT Sheet Homelessness 568 Kilobytes Friday, 12 April 2013
2013 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget 345 Bytes Tuesday, 12 March 2013
2013 March fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 419 Kilobytes Thursday, 07 March 2013
2012 November fACT Sheet Elder Abuse in Alberta 862 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 November 2012
2012 September fACT Sheet Race and Racism 568 Kilobytes Tuesday, 11 September 2012
2012 May fACT Sheet Poverty Trends in Alberta 439 Kilobytes Friday, 12 October 2012
2012 May fACT Sheet Poverty Trends in Alberta 439 Kilobytes Thursday, 10 May 2012
2012 April fACT Sheet Labour Movement in Alberta 682 Kilobytes Thursday, 12 April 2012
2012 March fACT Sheet Culturally Motivated Violence Against Women 715 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 March 2012
2012 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget 385 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 March 2012
2012 March fACT Sheet Culturally Motivated Violence Against Women 582 Kilobytes Friday, 12 October 2012
2012 February fACT Sheet Alberta 2012 Budget 413 Kilobytes Friday, 12 October 2012
2012 January fACT Sheet Literacy in Canada and Alberta 652 Kilobytes Wednesday, 25 January 2012
2011 November fACT Sheet Economic Impact of Small Business 782 Kilobytes Wednesday, 09 November 2011
2011 September fACT Sheet Mental Health 456 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 September 2011

Video Feature

Global News - 1 in 6 Alberta children lives below poverty line

Read more about the Edmonton Social Planning Council report on child poverty in Alberta.

Alberta Child Poverty Report - 2018 Click to Download