Poverty Issues

More than 100,000 Edmontonians live in poverty with about 40% of them being children.

Edmontonians believe in helping and protecting one another, so we must work together to address poverty. For this reason, the Edmonton Social Planning Council has produced many documents with various partners to highlight the issue of Poverty in Greater Edmonton and the Province of Alberta.

Acheiving the Promise: Ending Poverty In Alberta

For many Alberta families, the 2009-10 recession is already a fading memory.  However, for low income Alberta families, the picture is not as bright.  So far, there has only been a slight decline in poverty rates for families with children.  While unemployment overall...

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2013 Boyle Street Community Services 16-09-2013

Title:Government of Alberta Children's Charter public consultation: focus group summary notes : Boyle Street Community Services. Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council Subject:Poverty - planning, policy|split|Poverty - specified groups Publisher:Edmonton...

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2013 Community Discussion on Poverty

Title:A community discussion on poverty 2012: examining poverty in Canmore and the Bow Valley with recommendations. Author(s):Krausert, Sean D. Corporate Author: Global WE Initiatives Canmore St. Michael's Anglican Church Subject:Poverty - child poverty|split|Poverty...

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2011 Dignity Project

  Title:The dignity project: debunking myths about poverty in Canada. Corporate Author: The Salvation Army Subject:Poverty - general Publisher:The Salvation Army Place of Publication:Toronto Date of Publication:2011 Abstract: The Salvation Army believes that human...

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Food Bank 2019

Global TV Edmonton features the start to the Edmonton Food Bank 2019 Campaign and Sandra Ngo, from the Edmonton Social Planning Council provides some valuable insight

Read the original Global article (click here)

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