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Inventory > Indicator Databases & Community Profiles > Quality of Life Reporting System    

Inventory of Community Data Sources

Database/Data product:  Quality of Life Reporting System (QOLRS)

Data provider: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

Description: The Quality of Life Reporting System measures, monitors and reports on the quality of life in Canadian urban municipalities using data from a variety of national and municipal sources. Starting with 16 municipalities in 1999, the QOLRS has grown to include 23 municipalities, comprising some of Canada’s largest urban centres and many of the surrounding suburban municipalities. As part of the QOLRS, the Federation also conducts a survey of its members to collect data that are not otherwise available.

Geographic units available: Municipal districts (similar to CDs)

Updates: every one to two years

Federation of Canadian Municipalities
24 Clarence Street
Ottawa, ON  K1N 5P3
Tel: 613-241-5221;
Fax: 613-241-7440

Cost: free


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