Durham's Vital Signs Report 2023

Durham Community Foundation (DCF) has released its inaugural Vital Signs Report, featuring insightful analysis of Durham Region's well-being, spotlighting key areas like housing, health, civic participation, and income.

This report, part of a national initiative by Community Foundations of Canada, portrays a story of growth, emphasizes housing challenges amidst population surges, and delves into pressing health concerns, notably mental health and pandemic-induced strains.

Durham's Vital Signs Report 2023 underscores the importance of community support, urging heightened engagement through volunteering, philanthropy, and civic participation.

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Land Acknowlegement

The Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg inhabited these lands for thousands of years before colonization. Durham Community Foundation respects these lands are the traditional and treaty territories of the Nations covered under the Williams Treaties, including the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, Alderville First Nation, Hiawatha First Nation, Curve Lake First Nation, and the Chippewa Nations of Georgina Island, Beausoleil and Rama.

Durham Community Foundation honours the privilege to live on these lands. We recognize and respect Indigenous Peoples as rights holders and stewards of these lands and waters.

Participating in reconciliation, we commit to continuing to learn from Indigenous values and knowledge, collaborate, and celebrate our human connection. We shall continue to build meaningful relationships and explore new opportunities to support healing and reconciliation with First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit communities in Durham.

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Charity Reg. #: 898797931RR0001
2-157 Harwood Avenue North
Box 250
Ajax, Ontario
L1Z 0B6

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