Living in Niagara Report

The Living in Niagara – 2011 report – a measure of Niagara-wide quality of life – was released in November, 2011. It built upon the findings of the baseline Living in Niagara – 2008 report.
The 2011 report focused on twelve key quality of life sectors that align with the social indicators of health. Community exper opinion leaders in each of the twelve sectors guided and informed the research team’s work, resulting in 65 Suggested Action Steps and 13 Overall Opportunities Suggested for Action.

The 12 sectors of the report are:

  • Arts, Culture & Heritage
  • Belonging & Leadership
  • Crime, Safety & Security
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Getting Around Niagara: Transportation
  • Getting Started in Niagara
  • Health & Wellness
  • Housing & Shelter
  • Income, Prosperity & Poverty
  • Recreation
  • Work & Employment

The Living in Niagara report is widely-cited in planning for focused planning and community action for a stronger future for all of Niagara. To view the full report, click here.