Investing in Canadians: Thoughts on the National Housing Strategy
Board Member Biography: Doug Meggison
Fall 2017 - In this issue:
Access to Justice: The Great Gap in CanadaÃÂ¢s Justice System
Board Member Biography - Calypse Agborsangaya
Spring 2017's fACTivist is all about precarious work! Download it today.
Available now, our 2017 Winter fACTivist! This issue is all about women, featuring articles by ESPC staff and volunteers.
Inside this Issue
Executive Director’s Note
Social Exclusion: One Cause of Missing Persons
Edmonton Still Ranks Low in Women’s Equality
A Timeline of Suffrage
Happy autumn! Ready to learn about compassion? This edition of the fACTivist is for you!
Inside this issue:
We All Win, When We All Win
Compassion through Refuge
Self-Compassion (Reprinted with permission from (http://nonprofitwithballs.com/)
Why Do People Give?
(Bibliography, refereneces, and credits available upon request)
Welcome to Summer! This issue of the fACTivist addreses Edmonton Across the Ages, from babies to boomers and beyond.
Inside this issue:
YRAP Mentorship: By Youth, For Youth
An Interview with Edmonton’s Next Gen
The Way We Live: A Profile of Edmonton’s People Plan
The City of Edmonton Youth Council: Shaping Municipal Policy
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.
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.
Explore the ins and outs of Edmonton’s infill action plan, discover 10 ways to create community, read about the newly renovated Edmonton Federal Building, Anne Stevenson and the upcoming Vital Signs Edmonton report in the Summer 2014 edition of the fACTivist.
Inside this issue:
Kate Quinn honored
Low income bus passes proposed
This edition of the fACTivist discusses children and youth who live in poverty, and the effect government policy has on their well-being.
Articles in this edition include:
Foreword: From Band-aids to Breakthroughs
The Current State of Child Poverty in Canada: Statistics and Responses
Investing in Tomorrow: Alberta's Plan to Abolish Child Poverty
The Politics of Poverty Reduction in Alberta
Sheltering Homeless Youth
Aboriginal Children and Poverty in Canada
This edition of the fACTivist discusses the impact winter weather has on persons with low income. Topics covered include public transit, shelter availability, and access to food.
This issue of The fACTivist focuses on municipal politics and civic engagement, just in time for Edmonton's municipal election in October 2013.
The Spring 2013 fACTivist discusses the state of education in Alberta in light of recent budget cuts by the provincial government.
This edition explores issues surrounding at-risk youth in Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada.
This edition of the fACTivist examines the issue of race and racism in Alberta and Edmonton. Contributors offered some theoretical and practical issues surrounding these topics. Local resources such as the Centre for Race and Culture and the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights were also featured.
This edition of the fACTivist looks at issues of taxation, budget cuts, and how these measures affect government action and the delivery of social programs. As a corollary, we consider the role of government amidst a climate of fiscal austerity.
This edition of the fACTivist looks at some of the agencies that help support vulnerable individuals within our community. While there are many organizations that service our community, the fACTivist provides a snapshot of some of the agencies based on demographic groups and needs.
This edition of the fACTivist examines the multifaceted and complex issue of income inequality. The articles in this issue review how various groups in Canada and Alberta are affected by income inequality, how Alberta compares to other provinces, and different policy drivers that can reduce the income gap.