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Vital Signs

Welcome to Waterloo Region's Vital Signs®

Waterloo Region's Vital Signs is an annual community checkup through which The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation measures the vitality of our Region, identifies significant trends, and invites community supporters to assign grades in 11 key areas critical to Waterloo Region's quality of life.
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NEW! Click HERE to download a copy of the
2013 Waterloo Region's Vital Signs Report!

It has come to our attention that there is an error in the legend of two of the graphs contained in this report. Please note that the legends for the following graphs are reversed. The green data should represent Waterloo Region, and the orange should represent the Ontario Median.

Getting Started: Municipal Child Care Investment per Child (12 years and under) in the Region - Pg 19
Housing: Average Nightly Occupancy Rate of Emergency Shelters - Pg 23


For links to data from each of the four key areas outlined in the report - visit the Key Areas section of this website - or click HERE.

Have questions? Download our FAQ sheet, or contact us!

IN THE NEWS


October 15th


Art Sector in decline says Vital Signs Report
- New Hamburg Independent

October 1st

Check outWaterloo Region's Vital Signs in the news!

570 News - Annual Vital Signs Report Released

The Waterloo Region Record - Vital Signs Report Offers Snapshot on Quality of Life

CBC Kitchener-Waterloo - Community belonging down in Waterloo Region, says report

CTV Kitchener: News at Noon (Clip on the Vital Signs report starts at 1:52)

October 1,  2013

Thanks to our generous sponsors and partners that made today's launch of Waterloo Region's Vital Signs a success!

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September 30, 2013MEDIA RELEASE: Community Foundation Releases Sixth Annual Community Checkup - Priority Areas for Waterloo Region Announced.
February 2013Check out the February 2013 Advertorial showcasing Housing in our community! As seen in the Waterloo Region Record.
January 2013Check out the January 2013 Advertorial showcasing Belonging & Leadership in our community! As seen in the Waterloo Region Record.
December 2012

Check out the December 2012 Advertorial showcasing Getting Started in our community! As seen in the Waterloo Region Record.

November 2012

Check out the November 2012 Advertorial showcasing Belonging & Leadership in our community! As seen in the Waterloo Region Record.

Oct 2, 2012 

Check out the media coverage of the launch of Waterloo Region's Vital Signs!

Canada's Technology Triangle
570 News - Vital Signs Report Out Today
The Waterloo Region Record - Vital Signs: Charities offer solution to decline in volunteerism
570 News - 2012 Vital Signs Report
CTV News - 'Vital Signs' report explores how to improve Waterloo Region

May 21, 2012

Calling all Waterloo Region Photo Enthusiasts!

The Annual Waterloo Region's Vital Signs Photo Contest is now underway!
For full submission information click HERE.

Submissions deadline: Friday, July 12, 2013
Please make submissions to: Jolene Ellis at jellis@kwcf.ca

January 2012

Check out the January 2012 Advertorial showcasing Arts & Culture in our community! As seen in the Waterloo Region Record.

 Don't forget that we've archived all of the past reports. They can be found under ARCHIVES.


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