Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Chigamik Community Health Centre selected as health link partner

doctor sitting with stethoscope

MIDLAND - Chigamik Community Health Centre has been selected by the Rural Ontario Institute as one of only three community demonstration projects across Ontario aimed at better understanding and improving community vitality and wellbeing, as part of their North Simcoe Community Health Link.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Feeling isolated? You can now be prescribed a trip to the museum

Front image of museum building

In 2013, British researchers found museums can:

  • reduce social isolation by providing positive experiences;
  • provide calming experiences, leading to decreased anxiety;
  • bolster self-esteem and a sense of identity;
  • support communication between families, caregivers and health professionals.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A better way than dollars and cents to measure success


A better way than dollars and cents to measure success

By Nancy Watson

Published by The Chronicle Herald 

June 26, 2018 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Finding a way to play to our strengths

Chief engagement officer with Engage Nova Scotia talks at meeting

DeMONT: Finding a way to play to our strengths 

By John Demont

Originally appeared in The Chronicle Herald

Published June 26, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Capturing Quality of Life with the Canadian Index of Wellbeing - Public Sector Digest

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Originally published in Public Sector Digest. Read the article original on Public Sector Digest

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Well-being survey 'a wonderful legacy' in Orillia

Bryan Smale

By Nathan Taylor, March 5th 2018

Orillia has an opportunity to make history when it comes to gauging the well-being of area residents. A kickoff event for the Community Wellbeing Survey was held Monday at city hall, where the researchers behind the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) explained how survey results can help inform decisions and policies that lead to meaningful change in communities.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The growth delusion: An interview with David Pilling (The Washington Post)

Portrait of David Pilling (Jonathan Ring)

By Jared Bernstein February 28 at 6:00 AM 

Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and author of 'The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity'. 

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