About The Vanier Institute of the Family

The Vanier Institute of the Family is a national, independent, charitable organization dedicated to understanding the diversity and complexity of families and the reality of family life in Canada.

Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks Appointed to National Seniors Council

The Hon. Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, and the Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, have appointed Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks to the National Seniors Council.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Statistics: The Way Forward

On Wednesday, June 13, Chair of the Vanier Institute of the Family and President and CEO of Indigenous Works Kelly J. Lendsay will join a Statistics Canada panel on First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Canada.

Changes to Employment Insurance Program Coming in December 2017

The federal government has announced that pending changes to the EI program will come into effect on December 3, 2017.

Sharing a Roof: Multi-generational Homes in Canada (2016 Census Update)

Nathan Battams explores multi-generational households and the family experiences of those who are sharing a roof.