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Public Policy Brief – Flex: From a Privilege to a Right

Sara MacNaull Working family members are multi-taskers, managing a variety of responsibilities at home, at work and in their communities. While family members demonstrate a great deal of adaptability in managing multiple roles, they benefit [...]

Building Inclusive Communities for Canada’s Military and Veteran Families

Col (ret’d) Russell Mann A few decades ago, military families in Canada lived apart from the rest of society. They went to military schools. They practised their faith behind the barbed wire fences of military [...]

Joining the Family: My Student Placement Experience, Part 2

The Vanier Institute of the Family engages post-secondary undergraduates to post-doctoral students through academic placements, internships and projects. The Institute recently welcomed Algonquin College Professional Writing student Monique Veselovsky, who has put her skills and [...]

Infographic: Family Diversity in Canada 2016

International Day of Families is approaching on May 15, a special day to recognize the importance of family to communities across the globe. Parents, children, grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, cousins and the friends and [...]

What’s in a Name? Defining Family in a Diverse Society

Alan Mirabelli For more than 50 years, the Vanier Institute of the Family has served as a national resource dedicated to exploring and understanding Canada’s diverse families. During this time, the Institute has sought to [...]

Timeline: Fifty Years of Women, Work and Family in Canada

While mothers in Canada have always played a central role in family life, there’s no question that the social, economic, cultural and environmental contexts that shape – and are shaped by – motherhood have evolved [...]

Vanier Institute Update: May 2016

What’s New My Caregiving Journey by Katherine Arnup, Ph.D. Guest post (1,200 words). It’s Time to Care for Our (Young) Carers by Andrea Breen. Article, guest post (1,300 words). Joining the Family: My Student Placement [...]

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