The Vanier Institute of the Family2018-07-13T05:20:46+00:00

Request for Proposals: Conference Coordination for the Families in Canada Conference 2019

The Vanier Institute is seeking a qualified individual/organization to coordinate the Families in Canada Conference 2019. Spread the word!

Former Vanier Institute Director Daurene Lewis honoured in Annapolis Royal, NS

On September 9, 2018, former Vanier Institute Director Daurene Lewis, OC, was posthumously honoured in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

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Statistics Canada: 100 Years and Counting (December 2018 event)

On December 6 and 7, 2018, researchers, civil society actors and policy-makers will gather in Ottawa to discuss demographic trends and evolving research methods.

Save the Date: Families in Canada Conference 2019 

On March 27 and 28, 2019, the Vanier Institute of the Family is hosting a national, pan-Canadian conference with simultaneous satellite regional conferences co-hosted by university partners.

What’s in a Name? Defining Family in a Diverse Society

A central component of the Vanier Institute's research over the past 50 years has been the functional definition of family used by the Vanier Institute since the late 1980s.

Work and Family: The Impact of Mobility, Scheduling and Precariousness

Elise Thorburn shares research on how workers manage family responsibilities in the context of high mobility and erratic work schedules.

Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks Appointed to National Seniors Council

The Hon. Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, and the Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, have appointed Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks to the National Seniors Council.