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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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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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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

Disability advocates say emergency response plan needs improvement

@SPARCBC is looking for nominations for individuals/organizations who have made a significant contribution to social planning or social justice in BC. Submit yours today at https://t.co/4v62mxr0e3

Join @SPARCBC to talk about how to reduce poverty in your community and the province on January 25. Your ideas will help inform BC’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. Register here: https://t.co/faJ5YTK7Qj #BC

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