Canada Human Development

How Is The U.S. Beating Canada On The Human Development Index?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Business

Canada has climbed back into the top 10 among the UN’s Human Development Index. The latest edition of the annual ranking sees Canada climbing to ...

The Week in Review: Hey World, We Don't Need No (More) Education

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 05.16.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

This week, Canada learned that it has dropped out of the top ten and into 11th place in the United Nations' annual Human Development Index (HDI). The change has raised calls for the government to focus on education and income inequality in its upcoming budget, rather than concentrating on deficit reduction. The HDI is useful when looked at as a broad-strokes measure of where countries on stand health, education and income. But given the limitations of the metrics, sweating the smaller differences in rankings is pretty silly. For the sake of Canada's economy, I'm hoping Jim Flaherty thinks so too.

Canada Drops Out Of Top 10 Most Developed Countries

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Business

After spending much of the 1990s in first place, and the next decade in a slow decline, Canada has now dropped entirely out of the top 10 on the UN’...

Human Development: Where Canada's Provinces Rank

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Business

Canadians are used to hearing their country ranks among the world's best places to live, but new research suggests that quality of life can depend a l...