Social Planning and Research Council of BC
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization that was established in 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with communities on accessibility, community development, income security and social planning. The website is host to a wide variety of resources related to community development.
- How to Understand the Cost of Living in Your Community is a guidebook on different ways of measuring poverty in Canada and describes how to conduct an affordability study for a community.