Latest Reports


Vital Signs is locally led by community foundations and used by residents, businesses, community organizations, universities and colleges and government leaders to learn about community needs, take action and direct resources where they will have the greatest impact.


CFC's national Vital Signs reports shine a spotlight on themes and issues that matter. From belonging, to youth, we use compelling data and stories to dive deep into issues and trends affecting communities across Canada and the world.


Vital Signs is now a global program that has engaged more than 100 communities in Canada and around the world. Nine countries from abroad are currently running Vital Signs programs, mobilizing the power of community knowledge for greater local impact.

Past reports

Looking for past Vital Signs reports? We have catalogued reports dating back to 2014 in our online archives.

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Contact the Vital Signs team at for additional information about the program and ways you or your foundation can get involved.