A Snapshot of Grandparents in Canada (May 2019 Update)

A statistical portrait of grandparents in Canada, as well as the social and economic impacts that impact their family relationships.

In Focus 2019: Grandparents in Canada

Statistics Canada’s first 2017 General Social Survey (GSS) release provides new insights into the trends affecting (and experienced by) Canada’s diverse grandparents.

Sharing a Roof: Multi-generational Homes in Canada (2016 Census Update)

Nathan Battams explores multi-generational households and the family experiences of those who are sharing a roof.

A Snapshot of Grandparents in Canada

This first publication in our Statistical Snapshots series provides statistical analyses of grandparents in Canada and their evolving social and economic contexts.

Intergenerational Relations and Societal Change

Donna S. Lero, Ph.D.

In order to better understand families’ experiences and aspirations, it is crucial to understand the context in which families and their individual members live. Families are society’s most adaptable institution, constantly reacting […]