Poverty Reduction Strategy

Poverty Reduction Strategy

Myths & Truths about Poverty in Abbotsford

Posted On: May 12, 2010

Explore common myths about the standard of living in Abbotsford and shed some light on the poverty in our midst. This rich booklet highlights poverty myths as they relate to Canada in general and Abbotsford in particular.

Neighbourhoods Project Report

Posted On: Jan 19, 2010

The Neighbourhoods Project gathered information about issues surrounding rural and urban perceptions of poverty in Abbotsford. The project led to conversations with immigrant and migrant farm workers and members of Abbotsford’s Indo-Canadian community – all with surprising and useful results.

Economic, Social and Civic Opportunities for All

Posted On: May 27, 2009

Vibrant Abbotsford is a group of diverse community partners working together to generate long-lasting solutions that prevent and reduce poverty in Abbotsford, BC. To create conditions for reducing poverty in Abbotsford, we present low income residents with opportunities and tools to lift themselves out of their current realities instead of merely helping them to live with the reality of being poor.

Abbotsford Community Poverty Profile

Posted On: Sep 26, 2008

Abbotsford faces unique challenges and opportunities in poverty reduction including rapid growth, a rural/urban dichotomy, a young population and an ethnically diverse community.