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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...

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Belonging and inclusion still a work in progress for Canadian communities

Affordable housing, employment opportunities and public safety top list of Vital Signs concerns OTTAWA, ON – Canadian communities are not doing enough to make...

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What Vital Signs sponsorship means to me

This is a guest post by Nadia Savva, Director Institutional Sales at MFS Investment Management. MFS is proud to be this year’s National Sponsor of...

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Arts and culture key to building belonging, but more resources needed to improve quality of arts facilities and programs, highlights new national Vital Signs report

(OTTAWA, ON) – A new national report, released today by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining...

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Giving Tuesday: Building community and belonging in South Saskatchewan

In the 2016 Vital Signs report for the Regina Area, the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation, in collaboration with a large number of social impact...

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2016 Vital Signs media coverage

Communities participating in this year’s Vital Signs program generated a wave of media coverage across Canada and around the world. Here are some of the...

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Building Belonging: Digital Communities

For many of us, understanding and relating to the challenges faced by youth in foster care is difficult.  After all, many young people enjoy the...

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Building Belonging: Community Action

As we continue our Vital Signs exploration on belonging and connection to community, we’re sharing stories of how community foundations across Canada are actively...

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Building Belonging: Kawartha Muslim Religious Association

As we continue our Vital Signs exploration on belonging and connection to community, we’re sharing stories of how community foundations across Canada are actively...

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Communities in Canada, United Kingdom and around the world release new reports measuring local health and well-being

(OTTAWA, ON & LONDON, UK) – Communities across Canada, the United Kingdom and elsewhere around the world are taking a closer look at local...

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Building Belonging: Ski Fit North Alberta

As we continue our Vital Signs exploration on belonging and connection to community, we’re sharing stories of how community foundations across Canada are actively...

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Activism, faith and digital connectivity key to community participation and belonging in Canada, says new national Vital Signs report

(OTTAWA, ON) October 4, 2016 – Canadians who are involved in activism, attend religious services and connected online are all more likely to feel they...

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