The same week we learned Vancouver is at the bottom of a list measuring the satisfaction levels of Canadians, the city is hosting a ‘happiness’ symposium.
Researchers gathered at the Museum of Vancouver spent three hours sharing ideas about improving the overall quality of life.
A case study of a small town in Denmark (Dragor) linked happiness to ‘increased participation’ in the community by those who would otherwise consider themselves lonely, but people who’ve never been married tend to be more content.
Earlier this week, Stats Canada published the results of nine surveys taken between 2009 and 2013.
The saddest Canadians are in Vancouver, while the most satisfied live in Saguenay, Quebec.