In an editorial in today’s Star, Roy Romanow and Tony Gagliano describe a new report (pdf) by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) which suggests that Canadians have even less time than before, despite our efforts to create a society with more leisure time. Romanow is the Chair of the CIW Advisory Board and offers an introduction to the report.
They point to several key factors:
- technology allowing us to carry our work home
- client expectations for service at all hours
- suburban sprawl leading to longer commutes
- globalization and urbanization forces
These trends are likely to affect . . . [more]