The city that makes a difference: Guelph links collaboration to prosperity

Did you know that, according to the 2012 Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) composite report, ‘from 1994 to 2010, Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by a robust 29 per cent while our quality of life only improved by a very modest six per cent,’ and that ‘the decline in our wellbeing continues despite subsequent economic recovery?’

Or that the City of Guelph won the first international award of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) for its commitment to driving positive community change by using the CIW framework as a guide to ask residents how they are really doing?

Read the full article by Petronilla Ndebele in col.lab.o.rate