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.
Elise Thorburn shares research on how workers manage family responsibilities in the context of high mobility and erratic work schedules.
CIMVHR, the Vanier Institute and researchers from Canada and abroad explore definitions of “military family” being used across four countries.
Chloe Brown examines the role of “chosen families” among students living on campus.
Sandee Lovas provides shares first-hand reflections on her experiences with polyamorous relationships and family life.