The Northwestern Alberta Vital Signs Survey is now open to anyone 15 or older in the City and County of Grande Prairie, or the MD of Greenview.
The survey is done to measure the local quality of life. It looks at 11 different areas including culture and recreation, arts, health, learning, transportation, housing and homelessness and the environment.
This is the first year residents of Greenview have been invited to participate.
“This project is really important to all of our municipalities. It is that opportunity for our community citizens to have a voice. And our municipalities and our government officials, they listen, when people bring their voice forward and offer their input in the survey,” said Tracey Vavrek, CEO of the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta. “This survey gives citizens a chance to help shape their communities and voice their opinions about what they think is working well and what areas need improvement.”
Vavrek went on to add that they collect information from a number of sources.
“It starts off with the survey. We’re also collecting data right now from all of our government levels and Census Canada, and also our community partners,” she said. “The report itself is a check-up. So, it really is a great platform for our community citizens and our community partners to look at ways we can do more in our community.”
The survey will be made available until some time in mid-June.
Results will be made available on October 3, 2017.