The economy is on the rise. So why aren’t we getting happier? - In her newest piece for The Globe and Mail, Kim Samuel argues that governments should be paying more attention to determinants of well-being when it comes to measuring progress.

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The Narrative of an Unemployed Graduate in South Africa - By Yolanda Sankobe, Social Connectedness Fellow
One month ago, South Africa celebrated Youth Day. Yet unemployment is still a stark reality for its youth. Yolanda explores the isolation associated with unemployment and what can be done to address this chronic challenge.
The Mid-Day Meal Scheme: The Unintended Consequences - By Lavanya Virmani, Social Connectedness Fellow
While India's Mid-Day Meal Scheme has proven effective in improving scholastic performance and retention rates, it also has some serious consequences for children and the education system.
Buried in a Budget Bill: A Retraction of Refugee Rights - By Shaista Asmi, Social Connectedness Fellow
A clandestine clause in a budget bill would eliminate the chance to claim in asylum in Canada for those who have already sought asylum in another safe country.
Eliminating Social Isolation Among 2SLGBTQ+ Youth: A Closer Look at SOGI 123 Inclusive Education - By Alexis Gardner, Social Connectedness Fellow
In this piece, SCSC Fellow, Alexis, explores the prospects for SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) inclusive education.
National Indigenous Peoples Day: Responsibilities in a “Post- Reconciliation” Era - By Danielle Cherpako, Social Connectedness Fellow
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, it is critical to look at Canadians' responsibilities in upholding Indigenous rights.
World Refugee Day 2019: Reflections from Mexico to Montreal - On World Refugee Day 2019, we recognize the common humanity that we all share, beyond labels and beyond borders, and call for the equal recognition of our rights to safety, security and protection.
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Ongoing Dialogue

Through ongoing effort, events and dialogue, this network continues its commitment to further ‎understanding of social isolation, to gain insight, and to confirm actions required to support and achieve social connectedness as a key to individual and community well-being.