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  • Apply to be a Board member with ESPC

    Apply to be a Board member with ESPC

    Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019 If you are passionate about equitable social policy and making a difference in your community, consider joining our team at the Edmonton Social Planning Council as a volunteer member of our Board of Directors! The Board Recruitment Committee is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in being recommended at our Annual General 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
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The fACTivist January 2019 3.11 Megabytes Tuesday, 12 February 2019
fACTivist Summer 2018 3.99 Megabytes Tuesday, 10 July 2018
the fACTivist - Winter 2018 4.30 Megabytes Monday, 12 February 2018
the fACTivist - Fall 2017 7.66 Megabytes Monday, 30 October 2017
the fACTivist - Spring 2017 2.09 Megabytes Thursday, 16 March 2017
the fACTivist Winter 2017 1.04 Megabytes Thursday, 08 December 2016
the fACTivist Fall 2016 1.58 Megabytes Wednesday, 28 September 2016
the fACTivist Summer 2016 5.63 Megabytes Tuesday, 07 June 2016
the fACTivist Spring 2015: Affordable Housing 9.12 Megabytes Thursday, 02 April 2015
the fACTivist Winter 2015: Gay/Straight Alliances 6.66 Megabytes Friday, 27 February 2015
the fACTivist Summer 2014: Inside Infill 2.90 Megabytes Tuesday, 26 August 2014
the fACTivist Spring 2014: New Adventures 6.34 Megabytes Thursday, 24 April 2014
the fACTivist Winter 2014: Growing Pains 7.46 Megabytes Tuesday, 25 February 2014
the fACTivist Fall 2013: Warming Up Winter 5.87 Megabytes Wednesday, 25 September 2013
the fACTivist Summer 2013: Engage! Municipal Politics 5.95 Megabytes Thursday, 25 July 2013
the fACTivist Spring 2013: The Cost of Education 5.80 Megabytes Monday, 25 March 2013
the fACTivist Winter 2013: At-Risk Youth 9.57 Megabytes Monday, 25 February 2013
the fACTivist Fall 2012: Race and Racism in Alberta 7.28 Megabytes Thursday, 25 October 2012
the fACTivist Summer 2012: Fair Taxation and the Role of Government 5.33 Megabytes Wednesday, 25 July 2012
the fACTivist Spring 2012: Local Social Safety Net 6.17 Megabytes Wednesday, 25 April 2012

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