Families Count 2024: new resource on family structure now available


Families Count 2024 is now available


Socialization of children

Preparing children to be part of society

Teaching and instilling social norms, values, and behaviours so that children may become successful members of the society in which they live.

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Research summaries / November 7, 2023

Knowledge Snapshot: Perspectives of Indigenous Families on Early Learning and Childcare in Urban Settings

Summary of a study on Indigenous families’ thoughts on early learning and childcare in urban settings

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Research summaries / January 18, 2024

Research Snapshot: Motivations and Challenges for Grandparent–Grandchild Outdoor Play in Early Childhood

Summary of a study on the perspectives of grandparents regarding outdoor play with their young grandchildren.

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Research summaries / May 22, 2018

Research Recap: School Experiences of Children in Military Families

Emily Beckett Download Research Recap: School Experiences of Children in Military Families There are more than 64,000 children growing up in military families in Canada.1 Many of these children experience high mobility, as studies show that military families move three to four times more often than their civilian counterparts.2 While most military families are highly adaptive […]

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Physical maintenance and care of family members