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

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.

Dr. Heidi Cramm receives Colonel Russell Mann Military Family Health Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Cramm, recipient of the Colonel Russell Mann Military Family Health Research Award!

The Canadian Debate on Spanking and Violence Against Children

Debates about what to do with Canada’s “spanking law” (Criminal Code, section 43) have an interesting and active history, but it is still on the books today.