fACT Sheet: Get Out & Vote! Election Information for Edmonton Voters

Introduction The right to vote in elections is considered one of the most important components of a democracy. Today, any Canadian citizen 18 years of age or older is eligible to cast their ballot in a municipal, provincial, and federal election. Unfortunately, this hasn’t always been the case. Voting was originally permitted only for men...

fACT Sheet: Who is Responsible for Early Learning and Care?

Introduction Early learning and care refers to the environments where young children who have not yet entered kindergarten spend a portion of their day under the supervision of adults other than their parents. Sometimes called daycare or child care, early learning and care includes licensed child care centres, early education programs,...

fACT Sheet: What Are the Benefits of Early Learning and Care?

Introduction Early learning and care refers to the environments where young children who have not yet entered kindergarten spend a portion of their day without their parents. Also known as daycare or child care, early learning and care includes licensed child care centres, early education programs, preschools, and family day homes. Early learning...

fACT Sheet — The Family Centre: Education & Interpreter Services

Introduction The Family Centre is an organization that works to support families and children to help them flourish, and to help people engage with one another in order to promote healthy, safe, and economically viable communities. This fACT Sheet provides an overview of two particular services offered: Education Services and Centralized...

fACT Sheet — C5 Collaborating for Change

Introduction C5 is a group of Edmonton-based agencies working toward collective action in the community since 2015. Together, they've established a collaborative model that improves service delivery and works to overcome systemic barriers. About C5 The C5 collaborative comprises five local organizations: Bent Arrow Traditional Healing...

fACT Sheets

fACT Sheets published by the ESPC provide background information and analysis on a variety of social issues. The ESPC’s more recent fact sheets are available online, while older ones are available in print form at our offices.

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