CIW update

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Dear CIW International Advisory Network members,   First, happy spring to all of you. The CIW is certainly out of hibernation. We would like to tell you about our busy month ahead: 1.      We have been working with the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC) through an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant. …

CIW 2013 achievements and a sneak peak at what’s to come next year

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Dear CIW International Advisory Network,   At this time of year, we thought we’d reflect on a few of the many CIW 2013 achievements and give you a sneak peak at what’s to come next year:   ·        Growing our data repository at uWaterloo: o   Community Wellbeing Surveys were conducted in Kingston …

CIW 2012 Update Report

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Canadian Index of Wellbeing – measuring what matters, February, 22, 2013 The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is an idea and a tool. The CIW is a “big idea” that regards wellbeing as encompassing a wide variety of aspects of life, beyond economic measures like Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It …