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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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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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Avenues of Change creates neighbourhoods where kids thrive, with ✨informal networks. feeling valued. And a unique unique theory of change✨ congrats on your success!

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Calling all schools in BC, ON, QC, NL, and NB! Time is running out to register for a #farmtoschool grant = up to $10,000 per school! Champions are building exciting and inspiring #farmtoschool programs across Canada and you can be a part of the movement! https://t.co/KcecvFSjiu

Parents join the conversation on Child Care in the City March 1. Good news, child minding is available, reserve spot with RSVP. https://t.co/cyf6u2HwQa #NorthVan @SPARCBC @NorthVanCityLib @NorthVanRC

City Council has a Child Care Strategy underway and would like to hear from you. Join us for a community conversation to share your ideas and input. Please RSVP. https://t.co/ugW1pih1Ql #NorthVan @NorthVanCityLib @SPARCBC

Moose Hide Campaign grows to 1 million members for 7th annual event https://t.co/hH84qMV5YE

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