British Columbia is experiencing a rapid ageing of our population. Based on BC Stats Population Projections, the number of seniors (65+ years old) in British Columbia is expected to double between 2015 and 2041.
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.
The BC Council for Families has partnered with SPARC BC to produce a series of infographics about family demographics in regional districts across BC...
This series of fact-sheets shows key community indicators at a glance. How does your region measure up?
The New Directions Survey of Non-Profit Organizations and Voluntary Associations in BC collected data and stories about the sector from 1,865 non-profit organizations in more than 170 communities across BC.
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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.
This report maps the changing ratios of income, debt and assets over the time period between 2007 and 2012 – at the neighbourhood level.