The economy is on the rise. So why aren’t we getting happier? (5/28/2019) - 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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Where two dead ends meet: finding safe passage at Roxham Road (6/12/2019) - By Priya Nair, Social Connectedness Fellow
Learn more about the humanity found at the famous border crossing at Roxham Road, and the implications for asylum-seekers if it shuts down.
‘Zero Feet Away’ but as lonely as ever: Grindr’s impact on queer spaces and community (6/7/2019) - By Noah Powers, Social Connectedness Fellow
Grindr has fundamentally changed the way that queer people interact, but can the app be used to fill the void it itself has contributed to?
Nujeen Mustafa: First Syrian and Person with a Disability to Brief the UN Security Council (4/24/2019) - SCSC is happy to announce that today, Wednesday, April 24 at 3 pm, Nujeen Mustafa will brief the UN Security Council on the humanitarian situation of people with disabilities in Syria.
SCSC is calling for Volunteers from the Montreal Community! (4/19/2019) - SIGN UP HERE In April 2019, SCSC is launching a joint initiative to welcome newly arrived asylum seekers to Montreal. This will be an opportunity for community-building and shared-learning for... Read more »
On Refugee Rights Day, it’s Time for Canada to Step Up. (4/4/2019) - By Kim Samuel and Jessica Farber
On this Refugee Rights Day, one thing is clear: we need to grow our commitment. In this post, Kim Samuel and Jessica Farber call for Canadians to take action to uphold the dignity and humanity of forced migrants.
Home is More Than Four Walls (3/27/2019) - By Christoph Buhne, Social Connectedness Fellow
Everyone has the right to feel safe in their home. In this blog post, Christoph Buhne explores how slum upgrading projects, especially those working in conjunction with a participatory framework, play a significant role in the betterment of peoples' practical and social living conditions.

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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.