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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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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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Thank you @FirstCallBC for your ongoing work to advocate for BC children. Our province must do more to address the shameful child poverty rate. #bced #bcpoli https://t.co/JYFDqfsCwE

One of our major findings from the @SPARCBC #MovingTowardHealth Study was the desire to know where public washrooms were! Excited to hear about this app. https://t.co/yDcpK0h1A3

When 37% of children are brought up poor, that’s a national humiliation https://t.co/96ROdpK9yn

First Nations healers honoured for unique approaches to mental health, addictions https://t.co/3ZupliWi6H

Legislation for B.C.'s poverty reduction strategy expected next year

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