About The Vanier Institute of the Family

The Vanier Institute of the Family is a national, independent, charitable organization dedicated to understanding the diversity and complexity of families and the reality of family life in Canada.

University of Calgary to Host #FAM2019 Event (October 8, 2019)

On October 8, 2019, the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary is hosting a FAM2019 satellite event – register today!

The Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress on Canadian Armed Forces, First Responders and Their Families

A collaborative report on the impact of post-traumatic stress on serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces, first responders and their families.

Facts and Stats: House, Home and Family Finances (2019 Update)

An updated fact sheet providing up-to-date statistics on housing and family finances in Canada.

Vanier CEO Nora Spinks Appointed to Expert Panel on Early Learning and Child Care Data and Research

Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, has appointed Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks to the Expert Panel on Early Learning and Child Care Data and Research.