Flexible, Accessible and Inclusive: Benefit for Parents of Young Victims of Crime

The federal government has announced enhanced support for families experiencing the death or disappearance of a child.

Changes to the Divorce Act Aim to Strengthen the Canadian Family Justice System

Bill C-78 aims to modernize the Divorce Act and facilitate the family justice process for families in Canada.

Polyamory in Canada: An Emerging Family Structure?

John-Paul Boyd, M.A. LL.B. shares study findings about polyamorous families in Canada and explores the topic in Canada’s legal landscape.

Families in Canada Conference to Explore the Diversity and Complexity of Canada’s Families

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 […]

Join Us for the Families in Canada Conference 2015!

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 […]