Families Count 2024: new resource on family structure now available

Families Count 2024 is now available

Projects

Guiding social behaviour

Ensuring  societal values and norms are respected

Influencing behaviour of family members to help support, strengthen, and maintain their wellbeing and their relationships with others.

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Research summaries / September 7, 2023

Research Snapshot: Parents, Homeschooling, and Relationship Conflict During COVID-19

Highlights from a study on how providing homeschooling during COVID affected parents

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Articles / February 4, 2016

(Still) Eating Together: The Culture of the Family Meal

Paul Fieldhouse For most Canadians, eating is a daily event so routine, so ordinary that it is taken for granted. But it is also a central part of social relationships and cultural rituals, as well as a symbolic and a material means of coming together. Across cultures and time, food sharing is an almost universal […]

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Articles / November 6, 2017

Health Care Experiences of Military Families of Children with Autism

Heidi Cramm, Ph.D. Military families in Canada are highly mobile, relocating three to four times more often than their civilian counterparts.1 This mobility has been found to complicate access to health care for these families, most of whom live off-base (85%, compared with only 20% in the mid-1990s) and rely on provincial and territorial civilian […]

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View other family functions:

Physical maintenance and care of family members

View other family functions:

Physical maintenance and care of family members