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Growing Up in North America: Economic Well-being of Children in Canada, the United States and Mexico from the Children in North America Project is part of a series of publications highlighting issues facing children across the continent. The newest report focuses on economic security and the growing wealth divide.
The North American Mosaic: An Overview of Key Environmental Issues from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation in North America examines 14 key issues to identify challenges and opportunities for environmental cooperation in the NAFTA nations. Also available is the North American Environmental Atlas which maps significant continental-scale environmental issues.
The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is a new way of measuring wellbeing that goes beyond narrow economic measures like GDP. It will provide unique insights into the quality of life of Canadians – overall, and in specific areas that matter: our standard of living, our health, the quality of our environment, our education and skill levels, the way we use our time, the vitality of our communities, our participation in the democratic process, and the state of our arts, culture and recreation. In short, the CIW is the only national index that measures wellbeing in Canada across a wide spectrum of domains.
See other Canadian progress initiatives.
The State of the USA (SUSA) is a new non-profit institution that will provide a set of key indicators. SUSA’s mission is to unite all the actors of the society (nonprofits, the media, government decision makers, business leaders, scientists, educators and citizens) around the same goal to deepen their understanding of the country’s most pressing issues. SUSA will offer Americans a new tool to help them in assessing where the nation is moving forward.
See other United States progress initiatives.
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