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2018 Child Poverty Report Card

The 2018 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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B.C. Seniors’ Poverty Report Card

British Columbia is experiencing a rapid ageing of our population. Based on BC Stats Population Projections, the number of seniors (65+ years old) in British Columbia is expected to double between 2015 and 2041.

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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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Canada has acceded to the Optional Protocol to the @UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities. 👏 We are working hard to empower all Canadians and ensure our country is truly inclusive and accessible.


It's International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Every person in Canada deserves to create the life they wish for themselves, free from barriers!

Learn more about #disability rights ➡️ https://t.co/GPZtPHkBmi

#IDPD #IDPD2018 #BarrierFree

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year’s @UN theme is “Empowering persons with disabilities & ensuring inclusiveness & equality”. We're committed to this vision & making 🇨🇦 a place where everyone is included in society.

Over 172,000 children are living in poverty. "A shameful story in BC" Scott Graham @Sparc #still1in5 #endchildpoverty #bcpoli

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