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.

2010 Panhandling Edmonton

Title:Panhandling: a street study. Corporate Author: Boyle Street Community Services Subject:Unemployment - general|split|Employment - general|split|Urban issues - studies|split|Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness Publisher:Boyle Street Community Services...

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2010 NS Report Card

Title:The Nova Scotia child poverty report card 2010: 1989-2008. Author(s):Frank, Lesley Corporate Author: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Nova Scotia Office Subject:Poverty - child poverty Publisher:Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Nova Scotia Office...

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2010 Lets do Something About Poverty

Title:Let's do something about poverty Corporate Author: Poverty Free Saskatchewan Subject:Poverty - general|split|Poverty - planning, policy Publisher:Poverty Free Saskatchewan Place of Publication:Regina Date of Publication:2010 Abstract: Poverty Free Saskatchewan...

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2010 Calgary Panhandling

Title:Informal employment: making a living in Calgary. Author(s):Bender, Cori Corporate Author: Calgary Homeless Foundation Subject:Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness|split|Employment - general|split|Unemployment - general Publisher:Calgary Homeless...

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2010 Federal Pov. Reducation

  Title:Federal poverty reduction plan: working in partnership towards reducing poverty in Canada. Author(s):Hoeppner, Candice Corporate Author: Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities...

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2010 Poverty Nova Scotia

Title:The cost of poverty in Nova Scotia Author(s):MacEwen, Angella|split|Saulnier, Christine Subject:Poverty - general|split|Social determinants of health|split|Education - general Publisher:Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Nova Scotia Place of...

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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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