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  • 2017-02-20 – CBC Radio: Millennials 2.0: What’s their approach to raising the next generation?
  • 2017-02-20 – News Talk 770 Radio (Host: Peter Watts): Living apart together
  • 2017-02-14 – C-FAX-1070 (Host: Pamela McCall): Love and modern couples
  • 2017-02-17 – The Huffington Post: Worried that your teen’s stressed? You’re probably right 
  • 2017-02-15 – The Globe and Mail: Many Canadians too cash-strapped to raise children
  • 2017-02-10 – Planète F Magazine : Enfants, parents et grands-parents… sous le même toit!
  • 2017-02-08 – National Post: Without immigration, Canada’s growth could be close to zero in 20 years if low fertility rates persist: StatsCan
  • 2017-02-08 – Low fertility rates mean Canadian growth relies on immigration
  • 2017-02-08 – CBC News: Fertility rate continues to put onus on immigration: StatsCan
  • 2017-02-08 – Market Wired: Calian Expands Military Family Doctor Network to Comox and Mainland BC
  • 2017-02-08 – Savvy Mom: A Baby Boom in Canada? Census Says: Not Anytime Soon
  • 2017-02-08 – Times Colonist: Baby bust: Low fertility rate puts onus on immigration, StatCan says
  • 2017-02-08 – Toronto Sun: Census Data: Canadian fertility rate of 1.6 continues to put onus on immigration
  • 2017-02-08 – Le Huffington Post Québec : Recensement : l’indice de fécondité atteint 1,6 pour cent au Canada
  • 2017-02-08 – Global News: Census 2016: Fertility takes back seat to immigration in Canada’s growth
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In Research, Reports and Publications


Updates, Announcements and Media Releases

News Release: Story Ideas About Love, Diversity and Family Relationships

InfoVanier (January 2018)

InfoVanier (December 2017)

InfoVanier (November 2017)

News Release: New Census Release to Shed Light on Working Seniors, Education and Family Mobility in Canada

News Release: New Military Literacy Resources for Family Doctors and School Counsellors

InfoVanier (October 2017)

News Release: CCPA Receives the Vanier Institute Mirabelli-Glossop Award for Work in Support of Military and Veteran Families in Canada

InfoVanier (September 2017)

News Release: 2016 Census Release Sheds New Light on Family Finances in Canada

Call-out: Families, Mobility, and Work Atlantic Canadian Symposium

The Canadian Family: Redefining Inclusion (video)

News Release: 2016 Census Release on Families in Canada

Congratulations to Canada’s Next Governor General

InfoVanier (June 2017)

The Canadian Family: Redefining Inclusion (video)

Exploring Families with Statistics Canada and the Vanier Institute

Father’s Day 2017

InfoVanier (May 2017)

InfoVanier (April 2017)

Mother’s Day 2017

Vanier Institute News: The Story of Canada’s Ethnocultural Diversity in Numbers

InfoVanier (March 2017)

On the Move Partnership: Participants Wanted for Survey on Mobile Work

Vanier Institute News: Vanier Institute and CHRC Host Roundtable on Workplace Diversity and Human Rights

InfoVanier (February 2017)

InfoVanier (January 2017)

Leaders Meet to Share Progress on Developing Military Literacy in Canada

InfoVanier (December 2016)

Vanier Institute News: Dr. Heidi Cramm receives Colonel Russell Mann Military Family Health Research Award

InfoVanier (November 2016)

InfoVanier (October 2016)

Vanier Institute News – September 2015 (Family Law, Parenting and Diversity, Transition Vol. 45 No. 3)

InfoVanier (September 2016)

InfoVanier (July 2016)

Vanier Institute News: The Vanier Institute Announces New Appointments to Its Board of Directors

Vanier Institute News: Timeline: Fifty Years of Men, Work and Family in Canada

InfoVanier (June 2016)

News Release: Compendium to Strengthen Support for Military and Veteran Families

InfoVanier (May 2016)

InfoVanier (April 2016)

InfoVanier (March 2016)

InfoVanier (February 2016)

News Release: Community and Business Leaders Making a Difference for Canadian Military Families

eBlast: Death, Dying and Families in Canada

InfoVanier (January 2016)

Holiday Schedule: Happy Holidays from the Vanier Institute!

Vanier Institute News (December 2015)

Vanier Institute News (November 2015)

The Vanier Institute Congratulates the New Parliament of Canada on Its Commitment to Families

Vanier Institute News (October 2015)

Dads Playing a Greater Role at Home, to the Benefit of Family Life

Families in Canada Conference 2015 to Explore Diversity, Complexity, Reconciliation

Their Excellencies to Speak at the Families in Canada Conference 2015

50 Years: Looking Back, Looking Forward (Transition Vol. 45 No. 2)

Families in Canada Conference to Explore the Diversity and Complexity of Canada’s Families

Lone Mothers and Their Families in Canada: Diverse, Resilient and Strong