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Families Count 2024: new resource on family structure now available

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Families Count 2024 is now available

Celebrating
diversity.
Advancing family
wellbeing.

The Vanier Institute of the Family is a national, independent think tank committed to enhancing family wellbeing by making information about families accessible and actionable.

Reports / April 30, 2024

Families Count 2024: Family Structure

Family Structure is the first section of a larger report that will also explore family work, family identity, and family wellbeing.

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Policy and issue briefs / June 25, 2024

Issue Brief: Family Change and Diversity in Canada

An overview of family diversity and change across Canada

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Research summaries / June 27, 2024

Research Snapshot: The Relationship Between Fathers’ Social Media Use and Their Food Parenting Practices

Highlights of a study of how parents use social media and how it relates to their parenting practices around food

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What we do

Share research
insights

We mobilize credible and accurate information about families in Canada

Collaborate and
partner

We work with diverse organizations and people to support family wellbeing

Build family science capacity

We invest in building skills and experience among family scholars

Resources and tools

Collaborations and Partnerships

Collaboration and partnership are central to our approach. We engage and work with organizations and people from academia, the charitable sector, government, labour, and divers communities to support family wellbeing. This allows us to leverage our respective strengths, increase our capacity, and extend our reach.