Canadians’ wellbeing suffers despite economic growth, says new national CIW report

Trends in the Canadian Index of Wellbeing and GDP (per capita) from 1994 to 2014

According to a new national report on wellbeing released in November 2016 by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), there is a massive gap between how well the economy is doing and Canadians’ wellbeing—a gap that has further widened since the 2008 recession.

Vaughan among first municipalities to measure quality of life using the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW)


On November 3, 2015 the Vaughan Community Wellbeing Coalition, made up of community stakeholders as well as a wide range of health and social service agencies that serve the city, released a comprehensive report on the status of health and wellbeing in their city.