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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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'School of real life': Students embed in long-term care home to learn from its residents https://t.co/KqLNM7nol2 #SaskEd #SaskEdChat

SPARC teammate, Terri, signing the Star Spangled Banner on @WhitecapsFC field with @myVCC students! #deafblind https://t.co/AUJGGPU6Cz

Congrats to our very own SPARC BC team member, Terri, for signing the Star Spangled Banner at the Vancouver Whitecaps game! :)

Vancouver Whitecaps@WhitecapsFC

A huge thank you to the @myVCC Deaf and hard of hearing students for performing our anthems at tonight's match 👏


In the Okanagan Valley, We’re Not Letting Canada Drive By Indigenous Truth | The Tyee https://t.co/DsYg5otsw4

Celebrate heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in 🇨🇦! #NationalAboriginalDay

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