Families Count 2024: new resource on family structure now available

Families Count 2024 is now available

Media centre

The Vanier Institute regularly engages with the media to give interviews, share research insights, and tell the “story behind the statistics” about families and family wellbeing in Canada.

News from the Vanier Institute of the Family

April 30, 2024

Families Count 2024: Thirty Years of Change, Continuity, and Complexity in Canada

A new publication highlighting 30 years of changing family structures in Canada

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February 27, 2024

Secondary Data Analysis Funding


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February 15, 2024

Travel Funding for Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Vanier Institute of the Family provides conference funding to doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows to support participation in family science knowledge exchange.

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In the news

National Post / May 15, 2024

Divorce rates in Canada falling because Canadians simply can’t afford it

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CBC News / May 8, 2024

Polyamorous relationships are on the rise in Canada. The law is still catching up

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980 CKNW / May 4, 2024

Why have divorce rates in Canada hit a 50 year low?

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May 14, 2024

The International Day of Families and the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family observance

The International Day of Families/30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family observance is tomorrow, May 15 at United Nations Headquarters in New York

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April 22, 2024

The next GGP-Connect Insight and Impact webinar

The next GGP-Connect Insight and Impact webinar will be held on the 25th of April at 13h00 (CET).

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March 28, 2024

World Forum Pre-Conference Discussion on the Canada Wide Early Learning and Childcare Plan

The World Forum is also hosting a pre-conference workshop on April 15 in Vancouver.

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Media contact

For media inquiries, please contact:

Claire Jiang

Communications and Project Manager