Tag Archives: Canadian Index of Wellbeing

More than we can support

January 26, 2014

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Every year, for many decades, the City has made grants to community groups. The results of the 2014 grant program were recently announced.  I have heard gratitude from community groups who received a grant and disappointment from those who did not. A few years ago, we recognized the need to improve the granting process to […]

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Great recognition of Community Wellbeing Initiative

October 30, 2013

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The City of Guelph’s Community Wellbeing Initiative received a 2013 Impact Award at this year’s CIC Impact Summit in Chicago. Mayor Farbridge with Barbara Powell, City’s general manager of Community Engagement who accepted the Award on behalf of the City in Chicago. 

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Great recognition of Community Wellbeing Initiative

October 17, 2013

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City’s Community Wellbeing Initiative receives Impact Award GUELPH, ON, October 17, 2013 – The City of Guelph’s Community Wellbeing Initiative has received a 2013 Impact Award at this year’s CIC Impact Summit in Chicago. The City and Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) were selected by the Community Indicators Consortium leadership to receive the award which […]

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Exploring Wellbeing

November 20, 2011

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There is a lot being written about wellbeing as we launch our Community Wellbeing Initiative. Based a study of more than 150 countries, representing 98% of the world’s population by Gallup, five essential elements of life were identified.  These elements transcend countries, faiths, and cultures: Career Wellbeing: How you occupy your time/liking what you do each […]

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