Living Wage 2012
BC has one of the highest poverty rates in the country. With a very high cost of living (particularly housing costs), far too many British Columbians find it difficult to make ends meet. The number of households facing an affordability challenge in the Capital Region continues to rise.
Quality Matters - Victoria
To support successful programming for youth, the Horner Foundation has partnered with the Community Council and the Weikart Centre for Youth Program Quality on a Youth Program Quality Initiative.
Growing Prosperity in the Capital Regoin
Looking for trends: an examination of 2006 and 1996 Census data
Community Action Plan on Poverty
Capital Region Community Action Plan on Poverty – A Strategy to Improve the Health & Wellbeing of All Residents in BC’s Capital Region
Capital Region Social Outlook 2011
This report uses a variety of different sources to examine five elements of what it takes for individuals and families to meet their basic needs: participation in the labour market and employment, income, poverty, housing and food security.