The Quality of Life Reporting System (QOLRS) In Brief reporting series analyses trends within a specific cluster of domains, providing a snapshot of information about one thematic area. By providing evidence of important trends taking place across the municipal sector, the QOLRS helps to ensure that municipal government is a strong partner in formulating public policy in Canada. These reports are part of FCM’s QOLRS series which highlights trends in 27 municipalities and urban regions that account for more than half of Canada’s population, and includes many of Canada’s largest urban and suburban centres.

Aging Brief
Canadian municipalities recognize the opportunities and challenges presented by a rapidly aging society. They are working to remove social and physical barriers and are adapting local economies accordingly. Canada’s Aging Population: The Municipal Role in Canada’s Demographic Shift showcases emerging and innovative, age-friendly plans, strategies, programs and services being implemented in municipalities across the country.
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Rental Housing Brief
The report, No Vacancy: Rental Housing Trends in Canada, finds the shortage of available rental housing is worsening at the same time that more Canadians are being priced out of home ownership.

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