I stumbled across this CBC podcast today. Urban loneliness is something I've been thinking a fair bit about over the last couple of months. It turns out that Vancouver is infamous for it. You'd think that a city populated by a couple of million people would facilitate inclusion. Apparently we fail horribly at getting to know our neighbours.
This is a good listen. Check it out.
I'm going to make a point of saying hi to people a lot more often.