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2016 Child Poverty Report Card

Working in partnership with First Call, we produced the 2016 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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Not sure what to do this week or weekend?

Check out the below link for #HAW2017 events throughout Vancouver!


#HAW2017 event TONIGHT! @WestVan_Youth

Flicks and Forum (two films)
6:30 8:30 PM at Ambleside Youth Centre

Free event! All welcome!


#Haw2017 event TONIGHT @NCCforArts @ 6PM
Hero and Awards Night by Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society
10 year anniversary celebration

#HAW2017 event TONIGHT @CoqLibrary 7PM
Welcome to an evening of music and stories told by people with lived experience of life on the street

#HAW2017 event TONIGHT in Ridge Meadows @CinemaPolitica

A celebration of street music and survival...

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