VITAL SIGNS 2018 NOW AVAILABLE
FREE print copies are available at the following locations:
Vital Signs is a biennial report by the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust that brings together social, cultural, economic, and environmental information to tell a story about the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region and measures the vitality of our communities. The CBT is committed to a long-term monitoring program for the region and our communities. The information in Vital Signs tells the story of regional health through regular reporting and will help us:
In 2015 the CBT launched the first ever Living Wage for the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region. The Living Wage report is an important part of the Vital Signs program, as it reflects the real cost of living for residents of our eight communities, and will be a unique tool to inform conversations on affordability, health, and quality of life in the region.
Take a look at the facts:
Read our living wage blog for more about the regional approach and what the living wage means for single-parent families.
Learn more about the campaign for a living wage: www.livingwageforfamilies.ca
Vital Signs 2014 was issued in October 2014, along with 27 other community foundations across Canada.
Download: Vital Signs 2014
Youth is a core priority of the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, so in 2014, we asked a group of local youth to interpret Vital Signs through their eyes.
Here’s what they came up with:
The CBT joined 13 other community foundations across Canada as we released our inaugural report
Download: Vital Signs 2012
Vital Signs is a nation-wide initiative of the Community Foundations of Canada. You can find the reports of other community foundations on the Vital Signs website and be sure to check out special interest reports from the national Vital Signs program on Canada’s youth, #GenerationFlux and food security, Fertile Ground.