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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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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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'I want to help people': Vancouver bottle collector donates around $15K to B.C. Cancer Foundation

681 youth living homeless in Metro Vancouver: report

Partnerships give B.C. families quicker access to child care: https://t.co/eJIc4Od0bZ

An integral part of our Farm to School: Canada Digs In! Initiative is the comprehensive evaluation of schools' Farm to School Salad Bar programs. Evidence-based impact data of these programs is needed in Canada and this week we are so thrilled to have kicked off


SAVE THE DATE! @PHA_BC 2018 Conference is on Nov 15-16th in Vancouver. Register by Sept 15 to get an early bird rate! To respond to Call for Abstract, please visit: https://t.co/inJZu1T3cX

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