Author: Jonathan Bird

Good citizens ready for ‘real life’ at half the cost

The perennially hot debate over the role and value of independent schools received some welcome hard data with the release yesterday of the latest report from the Cardus Education Survey. Begun in 2011, this ongoing survey of high school graduates…

Vancouver Foundation’s new ‘Connect & Engage’ report digs deeper

Last week the Vancouver Foundation released a much-anticipated update to its landmark 2012 Connections and Engagement report on loneliness and community life in Metro Vancouver. This update, like the original report, provides hard evidence for trends most of us know…