2019 Living Wage for families: $19.39.
May 1, 2019
(Greater Victoria) Household expenses for raising a family in British Columbia increased again from 2018 to 2019. And if it hadn’t been for government policy - most notably BC’s new Affordable Child Care Benefit - the increase would have been close to ten thousand dollars, says the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria, in its 2019 Living Wage report released today.
March 14, 2019
VICTORIA – Survey reveals that Victoria’s tight housing market is meaning renovictions, demovictions, discrimination, living in poor quality housing, and increased vulnerability for renters.
CSPC Continues Transformation with Appointment of New CEO
July 10th 2018 - VICTORIA, B.C. Community Social Planning Council (CSPC) today announced the appointment of Heather Gardiner as the new Chief Executive Officer for the organization.
Ever wonder what YPQI means or why it matters? Our dynamic YPQI team in Greater Victoria has made a brand new video to explain the initiative and its impact. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/ZU5oWtl_yeo.
Bobby's Story gets at the very heart of YPQI -- told through the eyes of Bobby Aarsen, a gifted youth worker at Pacifica Housing.