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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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the Factivist Winter 2012 6.41 Megabytes Tuesday, 07 February 2012
the fACTivist Fall 2011 5.50 Megabytes Saturday, 24 September 2011
the fACTivist Summer 2011 2.87 Megabytes Monday, 25 July 2011
the fACTivist Spring 2011 2.02 Megabytes Monday, 25 April 2011
the fACTivist Winter 2011 2.00 Megabytes Friday, 25 February 2011
the fACTivist Fall 2010: Low Income Issues and the Green Economy Edition 3.46 Megabytes Tuesday, 28 September 2010
the fACTivist Spring 2010 1.10 Megabytes Thursday, 20 May 2010
the fACTivist Winter 2010 1.28 Megabytes Monday, 01 February 2010
the fACTivist Fall 2009: Neighbourhoods Edition 872 Kilobytes Tuesday, 15 September 2009
the fACTivist Summer 2009: Seniors Issues Edition 1.26 Megabytes Monday, 01 June 2009
the fACTivist Spring 2009: Aboriginal Issues Edition 1.57 Megabytes Wednesday, 01 April 2009
the fACTivist Winter 2009: Disability Issues Edition 1.92 Megabytes Thursday, 01 January 2009
the fACTivist Fall 2008: City Planning Edition 1.30 Megabytes Thursday, 18 September 2008
the fACTivist Summer 2008: Youth Edition 1.26 Megabytes Tuesday, 15 July 2008
the fACTivist Spring 2008: Child Poverty Edition 1.52 Megabytes Saturday, 15 March 2008
the fACTivist Winter 2008: Provincial and Federal Issues 1.30 Megabytes Tuesday, 15 January 2008
the fACTivist Summer 2007: Food Security Issues Edition 1.09 Megabytes Saturday, 18 August 2007
the fACTivist Spring 2007: Lending Our Voices to the Housing Crisis 1.36 Megabytes Wednesday, 18 April 2007
the fACTivist Winter 2007: Year of Challenges and Opportunities Bears Fruit at Council 274 Kilobytes Sunday, 18 February 2007
the fACTivist Fall 2005:Capital Health Pursues Social Determinants of Health 211 Kilobytes Wednesday, 28 September 2005

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