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  1. Government of Alberta Social Policy Framework public consultation focus group summary notes: Friends of Stanley Milner Library [Download]

    Title: Government of Alberta Social Policy Framework public consultation focus group summary notes: Friends of Stanley Milner Library
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: This is a summary of a discussion between Edmonton Social Planning Council staff and clients with the Friends of Stanley Milner Library. Clients spoke about what they would like to see in the Government of Alberta’s Social Policy Framework, their attitude towards current government programs and services designed to improve the quality of life of all Albertans, and ideas for additional programs and services that would achieve this goal. This discussion was part of the ESPC's series of public consultations to help shape the Government of Alberta's Social Policy Framework.
    Subjects: Social policy--Planning, Social policy--Citizen participation
    Date Created: 2012/08
  2. Tracking the trends 2013: An ESPC publication [Download]

    Title: Tracking the trends 2013: An ESPC publication
    Creator: Neilson, Michelle
    Description: Tracking the Trends is the ESPC's flagship publication that offers a comprehensive collection of current and historical demographic and socio-economic data focused on the Edmonton region. The 2013 edition of this report contains statistics on education and employment, the cost of living and housing, wages and incomes, poverty, government income supports, social wellbeing, and the demographics of Edmonton.
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples--Economic conditions, Public welfare--Statistics, Education--Statistics, Cost and standard of living--Statistics, Housing--Statistics, Employees--Wages
    Date Created: 2013/10/01
  3. One Canadian in four is poor... [Download]

    Title: One Canadian in four is poor...
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Subjects: Poverty--Statistics, Public welfare--Statistics, Welfare recipients--Public opinion, Poverty, Welfare recipients--Statistics, Working poor
    Date Created: 1974/10
  4. Consultation report on income security: final submission for the standing committee on human resources development [Download]

    Title: Consultation report on income security: final submission for the standing committee on human resources development
    Creator: Fitzpatrick, Anne
    Description: Recommendations for income security reform put forward by the Children and Families Initiative.
    Subjects: Income maintenance programs--Evaluation, Poverty--Prevention, Public welfare--Evaluation, Unemployed--Training of
    Date Created: 1994/12
  5. In this together: ending poverty in Alberta [Download]

    Title: In this together: ending poverty in Alberta
    Creator: Kolkman, John
    Description: Co-published by the Edmonton Social Planning Council, the Alberta College of Social Workers and Public Interest Alberta, \"In This Together : Ending Poverty in Alberta\" identifies the need for a province-wide poverty reduction strategy in Alberta. It also discusses how the Government of Alberta could reduce poverty by introducing new programs and expanding pre-existing ones that assist low-income individuals and families.
    Subjects: Poverty--Government policy, Poverty, Poverty--Statistics, Poverty--Research, Poor children, Poverty--Measurement, Poor families, Poor women, Poverty--Prevention
  6. Benefit and policy changes in social allowance: a community response [Download]

    Title: Benefit and policy changes in social allowance: a community response
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: Brief presented to the Minister of Social Services and Community Health, Dr. Neil Webber.
    Subjects: Public welfare--Evaluation, Public welfare--Government policy
    Date Created: 1983/06
  7. The other welfare manual: a survival guide to supports for independence [Download]

    Title: The other welfare manual: a survival guide to supports for independence
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: Fourth revised edition.
    Subjects: Handbooks, manuals, etc., Welfare recipients--Services for, Public welfare
    Date Created: 1993/11
  8. The other welfare manual [Download]

    Title: The other welfare manual
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: The third edition of a handbook written for Albertans who require social assistance.
    Subjects: Welfare recipients--Services for, Public welfare, Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    Date Created: 1990/03
  9. More money in their pockets: pragmatism, politics and poverty in Alberta. Why ESPC challenges Alberta to adopt the market basket measure. [Download]

    Title: More money in their pockets: pragmatism, politics and poverty in Alberta. Why ESPC challenges Alberta to adopt the market basket measure.
    Creator: O'Hara, Philip
    Subjects: Welfare economics, Poverty--Measurement, Poverty--Prevention, Poverty--Government policy--Evaluation, Poverty--Statistics
    Date Created: 2004/09
  10. Alternatives to poverty and welfare in Alberta [Download]

    Title: Alternatives to poverty and welfare in Alberta
    Creator: Parnell, Ted
    Description: Second edition
    Subjects: Public welfare--Economic aspects, Poverty--Measurement, Poverty--Government policy--Evaluation, Public welfare--Evaluation, Public welfare--Statistics, Poverty--Statistics, Poverty--Public opinion, Poverty, Poverty--Prevention
    Date Created: 1973/01