From Data to Impact
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Published on January 6, 2017 in The Chronicle Herald Excerpt: “Take a look at the 2016 Social Project Index, released last June, which had Canada trailing only Finland. The index, put out by U.S.-based nonprofit Social Progress Imperative, employs 53 indicators to measure things like personal rights, tolerance, health care, housing and policing in more […]
6 Jan 2017
Excerpt: “The index shows the Canadian economy expanded 38 per cent between 1994 and 2014, while improvements in Canadians’ well-being grew just 9.9 per cent. The gap between growth in per-capita GDP and well-being has never been greater in the two-decade period.” Read the full article on The Globe and Mail website. Go here.
22 Nov 2016
“Canada got top marks for access to advanced education, ranking as the No. 1 overall in that category, which weighs factors such as the proportion of people going into advanced education, the quality of the education, and gender equity.”
29 Jun 2016
“In spite of Canada’s weaknesses, they’re minimal compared to the United States. One of the world’s wealthiest nations, it tumbled to 19th in the rankings. When matched up head to head, the researchers found Canada beats the United States on 10 of the 12 components.”
29 Jun 2016