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.

Tracking the Trends 2018

The Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) today released the 2018 edition of its flagship publication Tracking the Trends.  The 131-page publication provides a detailed analysis of social and economic trends in Edmonton. Information is provided about population...

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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

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