Fact Sheets
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  • Opinion: Budget is a setback for lower-income Albertans

    Opinion: Budget is a setback for lower-income Albertans

    Susan Morrissey, Executive Director of the Edmonton Social Planning Council provided the recent Op-Ed in the Edmonton Journal. Read the full version here: https://edmontonjournal.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-budget-is-a-setback-for-lower-income-albertans Download the Fact Sheet here: 2019 Alberta Budget fACTsheet Excerpt from the Edmonton Journal: With the UCP tabling their first budget, there is a lot of talk of what this means. Depending on who you ask, this Read More
  • 2019 Alberta Provincial Budget Fact Sheet

    2019 Alberta Provincial Budget Fact Sheet

    Download: 2019 Alberta Budget fACTsheet Introduction The 2019 budget, which runs until March 31, 2020, is titled A Plan for Jobs and the Economy. The main priorities it identifies is creating jobs and reducing the deficit. We are now almost 7 months into the 2019-20 budget year, so many of the big changes announced will not take effect until next spring’s Read More
  • Lunch and Learn - November 19, 2019

    Lunch and Learn - November 19, 2019

    November 19, 2019 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Program Room - Stanley Milner Library (Enterprise Square Branch) 10212 Jasper Avenue Topic: If Not You... Then Who? Becoming a Foster, Adoptive, and Respite Caregiver in Alberta Presenters:  JoAnn Hallikainen, Caregiver Recruitment Team Lead Government of Alberta, Ministry of Children's Services All children deserve a home that is nurturing and safe. A Child's Hope is Read More
  • Public Engagement on Affordable Housing Report

    Public Engagement on Affordable Housing Report

    Access to stable and quality housing can produce positive outcomes to community health and education, and ultimately improve neighbourhood conditions and perceptions. Families that are in unstable housing are more likely to face intergenerational poverty. Living in unsafe neighbourhoods could have detrimental effects on physical and mental health. Despite these benefits, there is still formidable public opposition to providing quality Read More
  • A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton - May 2019 Update

    A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton - May 2019 Update

    Read the full report (click on the link):A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton - May 2019 Update Click to download: 2016 Federal Census Neighbourhood Summary Click to download: Map: Prevalence of Low Income After-Tax (All Ages) Click to download: Map: Prevalence of Low Income After-Tax (0 to 17) INTRODUCTION Poverty affects people from all walks of life – young, old, employed, unemployed, those Read More
  • 2019 Vital Topics - Indigenous Women in Alberta

    2019 Vital Topics - Indigenous Women in Alberta

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton.  This edition focuses on Indigenous Women in Alberta.   Download: Vital Topic - Indigenous Women in Read More
  • 2018 Vital Topics - The Arts

    2018 Vital Topics - The Arts

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton.  This edition focuses on The Arts. ARTS include a wide variety of creative disciplines including: Read More
  • 2018 Vital Topics - Senior Women in Edmonton

    2018 Vital Topics - Senior Women in Edmonton

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, VITAL TOPICS, that are timely and important to Edmonton. Watch for these in each issue of Legacy in Action, and in the full issue Read More
  • Edmonton Vital Signs 2018

    Edmonton Vital Signs 2018

    Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, Vital Topics, that are timely and important to Edmonton - specifically Women, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Edmonton, Visible Minority Women, and Senior Women. Each of these topics appear in Read More
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A.06.B FACT SHEETS

Documents
2019 Alberta Budget fACTsheet 97 Kilobytes Monday, 28 October 2019
fACT Sheet: Impact of Benefits on Low and Modest Income Edmontonians 1.67 Megabytes Thursday, 29 August 2019
2018 Provincial Budget fACT Sheet 100 Kilobytes Tuesday, 27 March 2018
fACT Sheet: Urban Coyotes 169 Kilobytes Thursday, 20 April 2017
fACT Sheet: Social Isolation 128 Kilobytes Thursday, 23 March 2017
fACT Sheet: 2017 Federal Budget Analysis 90 Kilobytes Thursday, 23 March 2017
2017 Alberta Budget Analysis fACT Sheet 94 Kilobytes Friday, 17 March 2017
2017 February fACT Sheet From the Ground Up: Building Love that Lasts 113 Kilobytes Thursday, 23 February 2017
2016 November fACT Sheet Early Childhood Development 129 Kilobytes Wednesday, 16 November 2016
2016 October fACT Sheet Habitat for Humanity 111 Kilobytes Wednesday, 19 October 2016
2016 June fACT Sheet Minimum Wage 136 Kilobytes Tuesday, 14 June 2016
2016 April fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 2016 Analysis 100 Kilobytes Friday, 15 April 2016
2016 April fACT Sheet Naming Edmonton and Open Data 152 Kilobytes Wednesday, 06 April 2016
2016 March fACT Sheet Chasing the Purple Flag 169 Kilobytes Tuesday, 29 March 2016
2016 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget Analysis 104 Kilobytes Wednesday, 23 March 2016
2016 February fACT Sheet Mental Health Amendment Act, 2007, Review (29th Legislature) 103 Kilobytes Wednesday, 17 February 2016
2015 October fACT Sheet Alberta 2015 Budget Analysis 723 Kilobytes Thursday, 29 October 2015
2015 April fACT Sheet Federal Budget 2015 726 Kilobytes Friday, 24 April 2015
2015 March fACT Sheet Alberta 2015 Budget 1.55 Megabytes Friday, 27 March 2015
2015 January fACT Sheet Literacy 651 Kilobytes Wednesday, 28 January 2015
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Global News - 1 in 6 Alberta children lives below poverty line

Read more about the Edmonton Social Planning Council report on child poverty in Alberta.

Alberta Child Poverty Report - 2018 Click to Download