Reports shine spotlight on local, national issues
OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2011 /CNW/ - Community foundations in 22 communities
across the country will release their 2011 Vital Signs reports on
Tuesday, October 4 - one week from today. The reader-friendly reports
offer a comprehensive look at how communities are faring in key quality
of life areas such as learning, health, housing, and the environment.
Community Foundations of Canada will also release Canada's Vital Signs, a national snapshot of issues facing communities from coast to coast.
A list of this year's participating communities along with local and
national media contact information can be found at www.vitalsignscanada.ca.
One week after all 22 reports are released Community Foundations of
Canada will also publish the Canada's Vital Signs Giving Guide in the Life section of the Oct. 11th Globe and Mail. Sponsored by WN Pharmaceuticals, Giving Guide connects Canadians with community needs and opportunities related to
the statistics published as part of Vital Signs.
Community Foundations of Canada is the membership association for
Canada's community foundation movement, represented by more than 175
community foundations from coast to coast. Together, we help Canadians
invest in building strong and resilient places to live, work, and play.
We are one of the largest supporters of Canadian charities, providing
more than $149 million to local organizations in 2010. Find out more at
SOURCE Community Foundations of Canada
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