2017 Vital Signs media coverage

The 2017 community Vital Signs reports generated media interest all across the country, helping to raise the profile of many important community issues. Here are some of the highlights that appeared in the media:



Seniors fastest-growing population in Burlington: report

Burlington foundation releases first part of Vital Signs 2017 report

Burlington ‘vital signs’ good, but areas of concern identified: report


Poverty, stress and high prices worry Calgarians in Vital Signs report

Editorial: Building a stronger city

Central Okanagan

Report: Kelowna needs more young people


Nearly one-fifth of Edmontonians feel socially isolated: Report


Annual Vital Signs report focuses on aging in the Kingston community

Belonging is a key to well-being


Vital Signs takes pulse of city, area well-being


Report on child poverty shows greater Montreal still has room for improvement

Les jeunes de Montréal plus exposés à la faim

Newfoundland & Labrador

Vital Signs report shows youth, low-income earners struggling

NL crime exceeding national average: Vital Signs report

Vital Signs report shows NL lacking in areas, compared to other Atlantic provinces

NLers still passionate about how, despite tough times

Vital Signs looks at quality of life in NL communities

Economic confidence low, community pride high: Vital Signs report

Provincial snapshot

Vital Signs report shows ‘10 glorious years’ for provincial incomes

Editorial: A call to action

NL beats Atlantic provinces in being stressed out: Vital Signs

North Okanagan

North Okanagan vital signs showing steady

N Okanagan’s vital signs

Northwestern Alberta

2017 NW Alberta’s Vital Signs report released

Crime still considered region’s top issue: Vital Signs


Vital Conversations Conference in Peterborough

Prince George

City showing higher ‘belonging’ rating than most Canadian cities: PGCF

Checking Prince George’s Vital Signs


Vital Signs report sheds light on Saskatoon’s quality of life

South Saskatchewan

Discussion helps Regina residents envision successful reconciliation

Sunshine Coast

Vital Signs update focuses on vulnerability

Vital Signs of troubling times: Editorial

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Vital Signs update says life is getting harder for many

Gift creates lasting legacy for the vulnerable


Report finds Surrey’s Aboriginal population is young, growing and underserved


Why Toronto the Good is getting worse

School fundraising wealth should be shared

Number of isolated Torontonians up, says Vital Signs report

Toronto getting older and more isolated: Vital Signs report

Good quality of life ‘just a dream’ for too many Torontonians

Toronto is rich, but too few get to share in the wealth


Victoria gets B+ in Vital Signs report

Vital Signs report: Residents call for more affordable transit

Greater Victoria’s Vital Signs report filled with good information

Editorial: Inclusion in public, exclusion in private

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Vital Signs report: Newcomers to Victoria face hurdles finding housing, jobs

Victoria Foundation releases its 2017 check-up results

Vital Signs survey indicates Greater Victorians worried about addictions, housing

12th annual “Vital Signs” survey rates Greater Victoria issues

Biznews: issues that matter to Victorians

West Vancouver

West Vancouver lacks housing options: Vital Signs report


Vital Signs report ‘quite positive’ for Windsor-Essex

Earning living wage in Windsor a top concern, survey reveals

Honey Family Foundation donates $15,000 for community transportation


Most Winnipeggers happy with quality of life, but discrimination still an issue, report suggests

Working hard at giving back

Over 50% of Winnipeggers are stressed about personal finances: Report

Winnipeg’s Vital Signs reveal citizens’ top priorities

Child care critical to quality of life in Winnipeg

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