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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
2011 May fACT Sheet Edmonton's Aboriginal Community 505 Kilobytes Wednesday, 25 May 2011
2011 April fACT Sheet Federal Election 379 Kilobytes Sunday, 24 April 2011
2011 April fACT Sheet Trafficking 664 Kilobytes Wednesday, 20 April 2011
2011 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget 408 Kilobytes Thursday, 24 March 2011
2011 February fACT Sheet Bullying 611 Kilobytes Thursday, 24 February 2011
2011 February fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 416 Kilobytes Thursday, 24 February 2011
2010 November Fact Sheet Disabilities 573 Kilobytes Saturday, 20 November 2010
2010 October Municipal Election 594 Kilobytes Wednesday, 20 October 2010
2010 September fACT Sheet Food Security 683 Kilobytes Monday, 20 September 2010
2010 June fACT Sheet Elder Abuse 557 Kilobytes Sunday, 20 June 2010
2010 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget 449 Kilobytes Saturday, 20 March 2010
2010 February fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 523 Kilobytes Wednesday, 24 February 2010
2009 April fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 2009 Analysis 349 Kilobytes Wednesday, 15 April 2009
2009 February fACT Sheet Federal Budget 2009 Analysis 343 Kilobytes Sunday, 01 February 2009
2008 April fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 2008 Analysis 323 Kilobytes Friday, 18 April 2008
2007 May fACT Sheet Rental Housing in Edmonton 521 Kilobytes Friday, 18 May 2007
2007 April fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 2007 Analysis 586 Kilobytes Wednesday, 18 April 2007
2004 August Info Sheet Safeguarding Alberta's Interests and Power 139 Kilobytes Thursday, 26 August 2004
2003 December Welfare Debate Fact Sheets 671 Kilobytes Friday, 26 December 2003
2003 June fACT Sheet Market Basket Measure 80 Kilobytes Thursday, 26 June 2003

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