EQUITABLE - SUSTAINABLE - INCLUSIVE
Our mission is to improve the economic security of all citizens through social planning, collaborative engagement, and strategic action. We are active in projects at all levels to mobilize the evidence, policies, and effective social movement needed to share prosperity and build a healthy, caring, and inclusive economy; a fairer economy is a strong economy
Programs & Initatives
Transit is an essential part of lie, yet for many people the cost of a bus pass or tickets is out of reach. LITA is here to help.
An initiative to calculate the annual living wage and build broader employer uptake.
Assisting eligible families and individuals who are at risk of eviction or essential utility disconnection due to a temporary shortage of funds.
Making a difference in our community
Join us to learn about European and American non-market housing models and envision a future of affordable housing across British Columbia. This event is hosted by the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria in collaboration with Island Social … Read more
British Columbia’s annual minimum wage increase went into effect last week with a 60 cent increase to $15.20/hour. Despite this increase, the minimum wage still falls almost $5 short of Victoria’s living wage for families. The 2019 living wage … Read more
Register Now Can doughnut economics help us build a just recovery that is within our ecological limits? Are you a municipal leader or planner? A local business owner? A community leader? An interested community member? Are you working to … Read more
Pilot project helping renters extends for one year Media Release Rent Bank One Pager
In the early summer, the Times Colonist sat down with Mikaila Montgomery, research coordinator at the council and discussed our Financial Inclusion in the Green Economy project- a project that sets its sights on addressing inequalities between genders by … Read more
Download the Media Release Download the Full Report Feature in Times Colonist FIGE Webinar Report Infographic
Living Wage for Greater Victoria: Expenses up but living wage down Download the report *Updated living wage report coming soon*