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Reports prepared by the Community Social Planning Council
(in reverse chronological order)

Reports marked with an *asterisk are available for purchase in hardcopy | Order Form

 

2016

Local Waste into Local Jobs; Labour Market Strategies for Capital Region Resource Recovery Sector (Web version)| April 2016

Local Waste into Local Jobs; Labour Market Strategies for Capital Region Resource Recovery Sector* (Print format version)| April 2016

 

2015

Homelessness in Greater Victoria: 2014/15 Report on Housing and Supports | November 2015

Turning Local Waste to Local Jobs:
Exploring Labour Market Potential in the Capital Region’s Waste & Recycling Sector
| October 2015
Full Report | Executive Summary

Building an Effective Labour Market Development System for Greater Victoria | September 2015

Community Social Planning Council Annual Report 2014-2015
Previous Reports: 2013-2014 | 2012-20132011-2012 | 2010-11 | 
2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07

Capital Region Housing Data Book & Gap Analysis | August 2015

2015 Living Wage Supplement for BC’s Capital Region
Previous Reports: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006

Youth Pathways In & Out of Homelessness: a summary
Youth Pathways In & Out of Homelessness in the Capital Region

Prepared for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness | March 2015

 
 
 

2014

 

Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region:
The Power and Potential of Social Enterprise
 | September 2014

Community Social Planning Council Annual Report 2013-2014
Previous Reports: 2012-20132011-2012 | 2010-11 | 
2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07

Community Investment Funds How-to Guide | July 2014 (Currently being revised)

Policy Brief: Enabling Community Investment | May 2014

*2014 Living Wage Supplement for BC’s Capital Region
Previous Reports: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006

 

2013

CAPP Action Forum Proceedings: Innovative Programs Supporting Youth with Barriers to Employment (2013)

*Building from Faith (2013)

*Building Innovations in Community-Based Services for Children and their Families (2013)

*Strengthening Neighbourhood Resilience (2013)

*2013 Living Wage Supplement for BC’s Capital Region
Previous Reports: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006

*Towards a Community Benefit Model of Procurement for Social Services (2013)

2012

Community Social Planning Council Strategic Plan for 2012-2017 (2012)

Doing It Better Together II - Report on Phase One of the Community Action Plan on Poverty (2012)

*Affordable Housing for BC's Capital Region: Tools for the Future (2012)

The Quality of Youth Programs in the Greater Victoria Region: Current Practices, Capacity and Opportunities (2012)

*North Saanich Agriculture Economic Development Strategy

Community Social Planning Council Annual Report 2011-2012

2012 Living Wage for BC's Capital Region (2012)

*Growing Prosperity in the Capital Region (2012)

Community Action Plan on Poverty (2012)

BC Transit Ticket Assistance Program Report (2012)

2011

*Capital Region Social Outlook Report (2011)

*Social Finance Options for Affordable Housing in British Columbia’s Capital (2011)

Community Social Planning Council Annual Report 2010-2011

2010-2011 Interim Report to the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (2011)

2010-2011 Report to the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (2011)

2011 Affordability Index (2011)

2010

BC’s Rental Assistance Program (RAP): A Policy Review for the Capital Region (2010)

Food and Farm Initiatives - A Year in Review 2009-2010

Community Social Planning Council Annual Report 2009-2010

Farm Worker Housing Policy Review (2010)

2009-2010 Report to the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (2010)

2010 Affordability Index (2010)

How Much Do Male and Female Employees Earn in Victoria’s Small Businesses? (2010)

Making Food Matter report on the 2010 Food Matters! Forum (2010)

Food Access Survey - summary (2010)

The Greater Victoria Wellbeing Survey Mini Report – Health (2010)

The Happiness Booklet (2010)

How Much Do Employees Work in Victoria’s Small Businesses? (2010)

Social Policies Proposed for Monitoring by the United Way of Greater Victoria (2010)

Who Works in Victoria’s Small Businesses? (2010)

2009

Affordability Index (2009)

Our Farmlands, Our Foodlands...Our Future Conference Findings report: A Call to Action (2009)

The Economics of Happiness Report (2009)

Colwood Genuine Wealth Report (2009)

Service Continuity Planning Guide for Community-Based Organizations (2009)

Community Council Annual Report 2008-2009

Capital Region Food Resource Directory (2009)

Report to the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (2009)

Ten Ways to Keep and Attract Your Staff (2009)

2008 and earlier

Legislation Affecting the Hiring and Retention of People with Barriers to Employment: A Guide for Employers (2008)

Youth Housing Needs Report for BC's Capital Region (2008)

Housing Affordabilty Partnership - FairWay Woods Case Study (2008)

The 2008 Living Wage (2008)

Housing Low-Income People in BC's Capital Region (2008)

Employer Quick Reference Card (2008)

Labour Market Dialogues: Tapping into the Hidden Labour Market, Phase II Final Report (2008)

Capital Region Food and Health Action Plan - Phase 2 (2008)

Mental Health and Addictions: Results of Key Informant Interviews (2008)

Family and Community Well-Being Social Infrastructure Assessment (2008)

Community Council Annual Report 2007-08

Report on Child Care in the Capital Region (2007)

What Are Women Saying? (2007)

Homeless Needs Survey: A Pathway Home (2007)

Looking Beyond the Want Ads: Labour Market Dialogues, Phase I Final Report (2007)

Community Council Annual Report 2006-07

HR Options for Action (2006)

The Living Wage: Dialogue on the Real Costs of Living (2006)

Putting Food and Food Policy on the Table - Phase 1 (2006)

Report to the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (2006)

Quality of Life CHALLENGE - Phase 1 Report (2006)

Community Council Annual Report 2005-06

Quality of Life in BC's Capital Region (2005)

Community Reconstruction - the Caring Community: Accounting for the Impacts of Provincial Government Changes (2005)

People Rate Quality of Life in BC's Capital Region (2005)

Links Between Employment and Quality of Life in BC's Capital Region (2005)

Housing Options for Action (2005)

Factsheets on Affordability in BC's Capital Region (2004)
Measuring Poverty | The Income Gap | Demographics of Poverty | Two Parent Families | Lone Parents
Child Care | Single People | Food Security | Waged Poor | Housing

A Baseline Assessment of Food Security in BC's Capital Region (2004)

Making Room: The Human Face of Housing Affordability in BC's Capital Region (2003)

Hot Wheels: Sustainability In Action (2003)