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  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Access to Health Resources

    Health resources make the production of health services possible. Access to health resources directly influences quality of life, as it directly impacts on quality of health care and the prolongation of life.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Environment Quality

    The quality of the physical environment has effects on well-being, social participation and health. Populations with high spatial concentrations or densities (for example, the density of dwellings requiring major repairs) inversely influence quality of life, in terms of social behaviour and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Housing

    Housing is one of the basic needs for well-being. Poor quality of housing may have adverse effects on health and well-being. Housing is one of the basic needs of all individuals, and the standard of housing impacts on physical health and well-being. Housing requiring major repairs inversely...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Education

    Education is important for social mobility, participation and employment opportunity. High educational attainment level directly impacts quality of life, since it is closely linked to the ability to take advantage of employment opportunities and for social mobility.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Household Finances

    Household finances affect consumption and thereby impact on access to technology, travel and leisure. The level of disposable income directly influences quality of life, as it may be a necessary condition in order to access such services as health, education and the basic necessities of life....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Employment/Paid Work

    Income from employment allows for the purchase of goods and services. Employment status may also affect esteem and well-being. A high unemployment rate inversely impacts quality of life, since it may influence personal self-esteem, dignity and security; as well, have an impact on the purchasing...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Social Stability

    Stability is important for overall well-being and can be affected by adverse changes in the social environment. Lack of social stability inversely influences quality of life, because it suggests a possible breakdown of the social order. Impacts on health and well-being may vary, but can...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Quality of Life - Participation in Democratic Processes

    Voter participation in democratic processes invokes a sense of contribution and belonging. Participation in democratic processes directly impacts on quality of life, since it indicates strong involvement in the democratic process (or sense of social belonging), as opposed to a low participation...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Metropolitan Influenced Zones (MIZ)

    The metropolitan influence zone classification, developed by researchers at Statistics Canada, classifies communities (census subdivisions) that lie outside census metropolitan areas (CMAs) and census agglomerations (CAs) according to the degree of influence that CMA/CAs have on them. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Southern Settlements

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the chronology of selected southern settlements. The time periods in which the settlements were established as well as the activities of the first settlers are indicated. The map is accompanied by a supplementary...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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