Ottawa - A generation of solid economic growth has meant little in the everyday lives of most Canadians, according to a new index of wellbeing.
The finding is a yellow light for decision-makers that social unrest is just around the corner unless deep changes are made, warns Roy Romanow, the advisory board chairman of the University of Waterloo group that created the index.
The index suggests the middle class, in particular, is eroding.
There are some very, very troubling signs,
Romanow said in an interview.