Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin and Brenda Tole reflect on their experiences with the mother-child unit at the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women.
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.
The Strongest Families Institute provides flexible support for children and youth with mental health, behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorders.
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 […]
Heidi Cramm, Deborah Norris, Linna Tam-Seto, Maya Eichler, and Kimberley Smith-Evans
Since the 1990s, the nature, frequency, and intensity of military operations have shifted, and these shifts have, in turn, had an impact on the families of Canada’s military personnel. […]
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 […]
Food security is an issue that is deeply intertwined with the health and economic well-being of families in Canada.
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 […]