On February 28, 2017, the Vanier Institute and the CHRC host a roundtable on workplace diversity and human rights.
Col (ret’d) Russell Mann
A few decades ago, military families in Canada lived apart from the rest of society. They went to military schools. They practised their faith behind the barbed wire fences of military installations. […]
While mothers in Canada have always played a central role in family life, there’s no question that the social, economic, cultural and environmental contexts that shape – and are shaped by – motherhood have evolved […]
Roxanna Gumiela, RECE, BA, MPA
Canadian families have become increasingly diverse, as social, economic and demographic shifts have led to a greater recognition of the many family types that contribute to the fabric of Canadian society. One such family type […]
The new edition of Transition magazine is available to download! From divorce proceedings to diversity, this issue of Transition looks at the effects that law, health and relationships can have on families – and finds positive impacts abound.
On June 10, 2015, award-winning author and lecturer Andrew Solomon delivered a powerful keynote presentation at the Families in Canada Conference 2015 about diversity, difference and disability through the family lens. In his address, Solomon […]
By Vanier CEO Nora Spinks
If it is true that “many people walk in and out of your life, but only true friends leave footprints on your heart,” then many participants at the Families in Canada […]
This Friday (May 15) is International Day of Families, a time to recognize and celebrate the role family plays in the lives of individuals, communities and society at large. Families in Canada are increasingly diverse […]
What does “family” mean to you?
On June 10 and 11, 2015, the Vanier Institute of the Family will host the Families in Canada Conference 2015 at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel, a historic event that will […]