Fact Sheets
The ESPC Fact Sheets Provide Summaries On A Wide Range Of Subject Areas.
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  • 2019 United Way Bake Sale

    2019 United Way Bake Sale

    Enjoy some baked goods and learn more about our work! 100% of the proceeds go directly to the United Way, which is working with partners in the community to help end poverty in Edmonton. Poverty is #Unignorable — Be part of the solution! Edmonton Social Planning Council Where: #200, 10544 106 Street (Bassani Building) When: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:00am Read More
  • 2019 Seasonal Celebration

    2019 Seasonal Celebration

    Our Board of Directors and Staff wish to extend an invitation to you to join us in celebrating the holidays at our office! Light snacks and refreshments will be served. When: December 5th, 4:00 to 6:00 pm Where: Suite #200, 10544 106 Street (Bassani Building) Read More
  • 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
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A.06.B FACT SHEETS

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2014 November fACT Sheet Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton 906 Kilobytes Wednesday, 26 November 2014
2014 June fACT Sheet Food Security in Edmonton 1.19 Megabytes Thursday, 26 June 2014
2014 March fACT Sheet Alberta Budget Analysis 725 Kilobytes Tuesday, 11 March 2014
2014 February fACT Sheet Federal Budget 641 Kilobytes Tuesday, 25 February 2014
2013 October fACT Sheet Immigrant Integration Barriers 755 Kilobytes Friday, 25 October 2013
2013 October fACT Sheet City of Edmonton Election 817 Kilobytes Saturday, 12 October 2013
2013 May fACT Sheet Increase in Cost of Core Needs in Edmonton (2010 – 2013) Fact Sheet 268 Kilobytes Saturday, 25 May 2013
2013 April fACT Sheet Homelessness 568 Kilobytes Friday, 12 April 2013
2013 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget 345 Bytes Tuesday, 12 March 2013
2013 March fACT Sheet Alberta Budget 419 Kilobytes Thursday, 07 March 2013
2012 November fACT Sheet Elder Abuse in Alberta 862 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 November 2012
2012 September fACT Sheet Race and Racism 568 Kilobytes Tuesday, 11 September 2012
2012 May fACT Sheet Poverty Trends in Alberta 439 Kilobytes Friday, 12 October 2012
2012 May fACT Sheet Poverty Trends in Alberta 439 Kilobytes Thursday, 10 May 2012
2012 April fACT Sheet Labour Movement in Alberta 682 Kilobytes Thursday, 12 April 2012
2012 March fACT Sheet Culturally Motivated Violence Against Women 715 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 March 2012
2012 March fACT Sheet Federal Budget 385 Kilobytes Sunday, 25 March 2012
2012 March fACT Sheet Culturally Motivated Violence Against Women 582 Kilobytes Friday, 12 October 2012
2012 February fACT Sheet Alberta 2012 Budget 413 Kilobytes Friday, 12 October 2012
2012 January fACT Sheet Literacy in Canada and Alberta 652 Kilobytes Wednesday, 25 January 2012
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Video Feature

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