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The ESPC Provides Research, Reviews, And Updates On A Range Of Social Issues
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  • Bake Sale in Support of the United Way

    Bake Sale in Support of the United Way

    Bake Sale Edmonton Social Planning Council #200, 10544 106 Street (Bassani Building) Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:00am - 4:00 pm Pricing is by donation. Enjoy some baked goods and learn more about our work! 100% of the proceeds go directly to the United Way, which is working with partners in the community to help end poverty in Edmonton. Poverty is #Unignorable Read More
  • Lunch and Learn - December 10, 2019

    Lunch and Learn - December 10, 2019

    December 10, 2019 12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM Program Room - Stanley Milner Library (Enterprise Square Branch) 10212 Jasper Avenue Topic: Prevent It! Taking Action to Stop Child Sexual Abuse Please note: Registration is required for this event. Please CLICK HERE to register. About this presentation: The Edmonton Social Planning Council's Lunch & Learn Series is a series of engaging lunch-time talks about social Read More
  • 2019 Seasonal Celebration

    2019 Seasonal Celebration

    Our Board of Directors and Staff wish to extend an invitation to you to join us in celebrating the holidays at our office! Light snacks and refreshments will be served. When: December 5th, 4:00 to 6:00 pm Where: Suite #200, 10544 106 Street (Bassani Building) Read More
  • Opinion: Budget is a setback for lower-income Albertans

    Opinion: Budget is a setback for lower-income Albertans

    Susan Morrissey, Executive Director of the Edmonton Social Planning Council provided the recent Op-Ed in the Edmonton Journal. Read the full version here: https://edmontonjournal.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-budget-is-a-setback-for-lower-income-albertans Download the Fact Sheet here: 2019 Alberta Budget fACTsheet Excerpt from the Edmonton Journal: With the UCP tabling their first budget, there is a lot of talk of what this means. Depending on who you ask, this Read More
  • 2019 Alberta Provincial Budget Fact Sheet

    2019 Alberta Provincial Budget Fact Sheet

    Download: 2019 Alberta Budget fACTsheet Introduction The 2019 budget, which runs until March 31, 2020, is titled A Plan for Jobs and the Economy. The main priorities it identifies is creating jobs and reducing the deficit. We are now almost 7 months into the 2019-20 budget year, so many of the big changes announced will not take effect until next spring’s Read More
  • Public Engagement on Affordable Housing Report

    Public Engagement on Affordable Housing Report

    Access to stable and quality housing can produce positive outcomes to community health and education, and ultimately improve neighbourhood conditions and perceptions. Families that are in unstable housing are more likely to face intergenerational poverty. Living in unsafe neighbourhoods could have detrimental effects on physical and mental health. Despite these benefits, there is still formidable public opposition to providing quality Read More
  • A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton - May 2019 Update

    A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton - May 2019 Update

    Read the full report (click on the link):A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton - May 2019 Update Click to download: 2016 Federal Census Neighbourhood Summary Click to download: Map: Prevalence of Low Income After-Tax (All Ages) Click to download: Map: Prevalence of Low Income After-Tax (0 to 17) INTRODUCTION Poverty affects people from all walks of life – young, old, employed, unemployed, those Read More
  • 2019 Vital Topics - Indigenous Women in Alberta

    2019 Vital Topics - Indigenous Women in Alberta

    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 Indigenous Women in Alberta.   Download: Vital Topic - Indigenous Women in 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
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A.06.C RESEARCH UPDATES

Documents
ESPC RESEARCH UPDATE October 2019 231 Kilobytes Wednesday, 09 October 2019
Research Update - May 2019 230 Kilobytes Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Research Update - January 2019 244 Kilobytes Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Research Update - October 2018 770 Kilobytes Sunday, 30 September 2018
June 2018 Research Update 331 Kilobytes Monday, 04 June 2018
Research Update - November 2017 263 Kilobytes Monday, 04 December 2017
Research Update - July 2017 287 Kilobytes Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Research Update April 2017 228 Kilobytes Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Research Update September 2016 2.95 Megabytes Monday, 29 August 2016
Research Update August 2016 5.02 Megabytes Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Research Update July 2016 2.31 Megabytes Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Research Update June 2016 5.01 Megabytes Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Research Update May 2016 1.42 Megabytes Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Research Update April 2016—Issues in Inequality 7.34 Megabytes Thursday, 17 March 2016
Research Review December 2015 —Issues in Canadian Public Policy 1.77 Megabytes Monday, 14 December 2015
Research Review September 2015—Issues in Canadian Public Policy No. 3 1.97 Megabytes Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Research Review July 2015—Issues in Canadian Public Policy No. 2 (Education) 1.48 Megabytes Wednesday, 05 August 2015
Research Review May 2015—Issues in Canadian Public Policy No. 1 (Health) 1.47 Megabytes Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Research Update March 2010 366 Kilobytes Saturday, 20 March 2010
Research Update November 2009 678 Kilobytes Sunday, 15 November 2009
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