The Vanier Institute of the Family 2017-05-29T10:38:32+00:00

Lived Experience: Understanding Families Affected by Incarceration

Farhat Rehman reflects on the impact of incarceration on her family relationships in this “Lived Experience” piece.

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

On February 28, 2017, the Vanier Institute and the CHRC host a roundtable on workplace diversity and human rights.

Supporting the Health of Mothers and Their Babies in the Context of Incarceration

Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin and Brenda Tole reflect on their experiences with the mother-child unit at the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women.

Leaders meet to share progress on developing military literacy in Canada

On January 23, 2017, leaders from across Canada gathered for the third annual Canadian Military and Veteran Families Leadership Circle meeting.

Circuits of Care: Mobility, Work and Managing Family Relationships

Relationships of care and support help oil sands workers to manage their multiple responsibilities at a distance.

House and Home: To Keep or Not to Keep the Living Room and Dining Room

As families evolve, so does the family home. Our living spaces shape, and are shaped by, changing social, economic, cultural and environmental trends.