Statistical Snapshots

Snapshot LogoOur Statistical Snapshots series brings together research and data from a variety of sources, providing readers with brief statistical analyses of families and family experiences in Canada.

Beyond “just the facts,” Statistical Snapshots publications explore modern families and the social, economic, cultural and environmental contexts that shape family life in a simple and visually engaging format.

This publication is designed for educators, students, journalists, social service professionals and anyone interested in understanding modern families and family experiences in Canada.


A Snapshot of Women, Work and Family in Canada (May 2017)
Statistical highlights of the diversity among working women in Canada and the ways work and family intersect and interact.

A Snapshot of Family Caregiving and Work in Canada (February 2017)
A statistical overview of family caregiving in Canada that focuses on how family care and work intersect and interact.

A Snapshot of Military and Veteran Families in Canada (November 2016)
A detailed portrait of military and Veteran families in Canada, their family relationships and the impact of military life on family well-being.

A Snapshot of Workplace Mental Health in Canada (October 2016)
Information and insights about workplace mental health, stigma and family support in Canada.

A Snapshot of Grandparents in Canada (September 2016)
Statistical analyses of grandparents in Canada, their family relationships, and the evolving social and economic contexts in which they live.