Articles and Blog Posts

Vanier Institute articles explore the diversity and complexity of families and the reality of family life in Canada with contributions from people who study, serve and support families, as well as people with lived experience. Produced in English and French since 1970, our articles provide information, insights and inspiration to our diverse readership, which includes researchers, educators, students, journalists, family service workers, policy–makers and more.

As of January 2016, our articles (formerly published in Transition magazine) exclusively online publications (titles below are hyperlinked). Individual articles from 2013 to 2015 are also available below in PDF format. For issues published before 2013, contact the Editor.








2015 and Older