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.

2011 Cost of Poverty BC

  Title:The cost of poverty in BC Author(s):Ivanova, Iglika Subject:Poverty - general Publisher:Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC office Public Health Association of BC SPARC BC Place of Publication:Vancouver Date of Publication:2011 Abstract: Living in...

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2011 VC Poverty Reducation

Title:Canada's cities reducing poverty: response to federal poverty reduction plan report. Corporate Author: Vibrant Communities Canada Subject:Poverty - general Publisher:Vibrant Communities Canada Place of Publication:Waterloo ON Date of Publication:2011 Abstract: A...

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2010 Time for Action

Title:Time for action: working together to end poverty in Alberta. Author(s):Kolkman, John|split|Ahorro, Joseph|split|Varlen, Kory|split|Moore-Kilgannon, Bill K Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council Public Interest Alberta Subject:Poverty - general...

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2010 Reducing Student Poverty

Title:Reducing student poverty in the classroom: school-based antipoverty strategies the federal government can learn from and act on. Author(s):Bireda, Saba|split|Moses, Joy Subject:Poverty - child poverty|split|Education - planning, policy|split|Children - services,...

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2010 National Poverty Report Card

Title:Reduced poverty = better health for all Variant Title:2010 report card on child and family poverty in Canada: 1989 - 2010 Corporate Author: Campaign 2000 Subject:Poverty - child poverty Publisher:Campaign 2000 Place of Publication:Toronto Date of...

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2010 Rough Sleepers

Title:Providing personalised support to rough sleepers: an evaluation of the City of London pilot. Author(s):Hough, Juliette|split|Rice, Becky Subject:Income security programs - general|split|Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness Publisher:Joseph Rowntree...

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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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