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Vibrant Communities Canada is a Tamarack Institute Practice Area that will bring together 100 cities who are creating comprehensive poverty reduction strategies
As one of Tamarack Institute's two issue-based Practice Areas, we seek to engage the five Idea Areas on a deeper level. In both Vibrant Communities and Deepening Community we convene and host online learning communities where people who are working within that field can gather, learn and share with each other.
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The Réseau québécois de revitalisation intégrée (RQRI) was established in 2008 by the two Quebec Vibrant Communities sites – Démarche des premiers quartiers de Trois-Rivières and Vivre Saint-Michel en Santé, in Montreal. It currently has 30 member organizations throughout Quebec.
Launched in March 2014, the End Poverty Edmonton task force’s goal engaged a diverse group of community leaders who were involved in forming both the End Poverty Edmonton strategy and its 5-year roadmap implementation plan. The development of these two documents involved extensive broad-based community engagement with Edmontonians, and culminated in the information that informed the content of these two documents. Following the approval of the roadmap by city council on May 24th, 2016, a transition team was established to foster the development of the inaugural community tables. These five...
Moving from Charity to Investment is the goal of poverty reduction work in Medicine Hat.
The gap between the rich and poor in Medicine Hat is widening. In 2005, those families in the top 10% income earners made at least $139,000 (an increase of 22.5% since 2001). Those in the bottom 10% income bracket made at most $24,400 (an increase of 17.5% since 2001). The top bracket made almost 6 times the lowest, and that gap increased by almost 4% between 2001 and 2005.