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LIRN BC - Learning Initiatives for Rural and Northern BC

Call for Expressions of Interest 2018/19
Due: Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 5:00pm*

Click here to download the EOI document, including application form.

Please send completed application to Sarah Huebert at: shuebert@sparc.bc.ca

* This deadline is flexible. If you are interested in a workshop, we want to ensure you are able to take the time needed to complete and submit the application form. If you need an extension please contact Sarah at: shuebert@sparc.bc.ca


2017 Child Poverty Report Card

Working in partnership with First Call, we produced the 2017 Child Poverty Report Card. The Report Card shows that BC continues to struggle with high levels of child poverty, with 1 in 5 children under the age of 17 in BC living below the poverty line.

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Deryck Thomson Award Call for Nominations. Recognizining an individual 
    or organization that has made a significant contribution to social planning or social justice in B.C.

Deryck Thomson Award - Call for Nominations

Deadline: Thursday, February 8, 2018

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BC Families Demographic Infographics

BC Families Infographic Series

The BC Council for Families has partnered with SPARC BC to produce a series of infographics about family demographics in regional districts across BC...

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The Invisible Senior

Through personal stories, West End seniors shed light on many issues facing older renters in the West End. Produced by West End Seniors Network (WESN) and SPARC BC in collaboration with local seniors, Gordon Neighbourhood House and the West End Seniors’ Community Planning Table.


Metro Vancouver's Debtscape, July 2016

Metro Vancouver's Debtscape

This report maps the changing ratios of income, debt and assets over the time period between 2007 and 2012 – at the neighbourhood level.

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Register for Research Design 101 and learn to assess the difference your program is making in the community! Led by @SPARCBC in #ucluelet and #tofino (Jan 25 + 26). Preregistration is required.

In @CityofPR for #BCPovertyReduction Strategy. I’ll be at the Nisga’a Hall today at noon to hear how we can work together to make a #BetterBC. #PrinceRupert

.@SPARCBC is holding a community meeting about #BC’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy on Jan 19 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 in #Kelowna from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Help shape the poverty reduction strategy by giving your input at this session. https://t.co/PJ6YSSrXG2

Metro Vancouver needs a platform to support diverse leaders. @SPARCBC @the_laurier https://t.co/BaOxccxIrM

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