Measuring Well-Being, below, was the document that rallied participation in an effort to establish a Genuine Progress Index for Canada. The process started in 1997 with an unusually open-minded discussion at an All Candidates Debate and lasted until a motion was passed in the Canadian House of Commons in June of 2003.
The chronicle of that time period is located here.


Measuring Well-Being

A look at:

- How we measure well-being,

- Problems that arise from only counting
economic expansion,

- Ways to augment our measuring system to guide us more directly
toward well-being.
A Great Opportunity


Measuring Well-Being

Environmental Concerns:
Pollution and Resource Depletion

Social Concerns:
Lack of Opportunities to Participate:
Failure to account for non-monetary contributions to well-being: