The Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia (SPARC BC) works with communities in building a just and healthy society for all.
About SPARC BC
SPARC BC works towards our mission through various programs:
SPARC BC's Research & Consulting Services provide social policy research services and publishes reports and handbooks.
The Parking Permit Program works to make communities accessible to people with mobility impairments.
SPARC News, our quarterly magazine, provides independent, in-depth reporting on social policy issues.
The Community Development Education is a unique weeklong program in community development education.
The Deryck Thompson Award for Community Social Planning celebrates an individual or organization that has made, or is making, an active difference in their communities.