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
Identification is necessary to access vital services and supports such as housing, health care, income security and other social services. Our ID Service team is here offer support.
Transit is an essential part of life, 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.
The Lab tells the stories hidden in the data, creates evidence-based documents, and hosts productive conversations.
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
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Event Summary Introduction On June 7th, 2021, the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC) of Greater Victoria organized A Doughnut Shaped Recovery for Greater Victoria, a speaker series event held in collaboration with Conversations for a One Planet Region, One Planet Saanich and the South … Read more
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
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