Katherine Scott

Research Associate, Canadian Advisor

Vice President of Research, Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD), CIW Canadian Advisor - Community Vitality Domain

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Email: scott@ccsd.ca

Phone: 613-236-8977, ext. 21

Katherine Scott's CCSD profile

Katherine Scott has worked in the social development field as a researcher, writer and advocate over the past 20 years. Her ongoing work focuses on issues of social and economic inclusion as they affect individuals and communities. She currently serves as Vice President of Research at the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD), planning and managing the research agenda and public education activities of the CCSD. Katherine is a founding member of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing’s (CIW) Canadian Research Advisory Group and played a key role in developing the CIW through her research on Community Vitality.

Selected publications

Scott, K., Frojmovic, M., & Ditor, M. (2015). Seniors and housing: The challenge ahead. Report produced for Federation of Canadian Municipalities. 

Scott, K. (2015). Dignity for all: A national anti-poverty plan for Canada. Report produced for Canada Without Poverty and Citizens for Public Justice.

Scott, K (2012-2015). Poverty Trends Scorecard. Series produced for Citizens for Public Justice.   

Scott, K. (2010). Community Vitality: A Report of the Canadian Index of WellbeingWaterloo, ON: Canadian Index of Wellbeing and University of Waterloo.

Scott, K. (2010). Families count: Profiling Canada’s families IV. Report produced for the Vanier Institute of the Family.

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