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No riding in Canada is immune from child poverty, according to the latest research from Campaign 2000: End Child and Family Poverty in Canada.​  As many as 147 ridings have child poverty rates higher than 19%, the national average. Here are the numbers for the Edmonton ridings.

Source: www.campaign2000.ca 

The 2015 Edmonton Vital Signs report was a joint publication of the Edmonton Community Foundation and the Edmonton Social Planning Council. The report provides an annual snapshot of Edmonton.  This is the third year the Vital Signs report has been published,  with this years focus on Edmonton's Urban Aboriginal population.

Click to download  Vital Signs® Edmonton 2015

Click to download  Vital Signs® Edmonton 2015 Source Document

Edmonton Social Planning Council's 75th Annual General Meeting Thursday, May 21, 2015
Please RSVP by May 14, 2015 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
Category
ESPC Events
Date
May 21, 2015 05:00 PM
Place
Centennial Room (Stanley Milner Library)
Telephone
780-423-2031
 
Edmonton Social Planning Council's 75th Annual General Meeting
Thursday, May 21, 2015
 
Centennial Room (Stanley Milner Library
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 

Keynote Speaker:

The Hon. Douglas Roche. OC, will speak on: From Charity to Justice. The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals from 2015-2030 and what it means for us in Alberta. 
 
 
 
 

Inside this edition: Michael Shapcott's Right to Housing Conference remarks, expiring federal housing agreements, Jay Freeman's Top Ten List on affordable housing, nine Edmontonians talk about affordable housing and an introduction to new board member David Trautman.

Click here to view:  2015 Spring fACTivist: Affordable Housing

Inside this edition: gender politics and the gay/straight alliances, an anniversary screening of Anne Wheeler's Bye Bye Blues, using surplus school sites for affordable housing, homelessness and mental illness, tracing ESPC's 75 years, profiling poverty in Edmonton and an introduction to new board member Erin LaRocque. 

Click here to download 2015 Winter fACTivist: Gay/Straight Alliances