Families in Canada Conference satellite event at Concordia University
On February 20, 2020, Concordia University’s Department of Applied Human Science, the engAGE Centre for Research on Aging and the Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies will be hosting a Families in Canada Conference satellite event in collaboration with the Vanier Institute of the Family.
Leaders who study, serve and support families will gather to explore a variety of themes and topics of interest to Quebecers through a family lens. Topics will include Coming of Age, Navigating Family Relationships, Intergenerational Connections, and Inclusion and Belonging in Later Life. See the preliminary schedule for more information.
This event is now sold out. If you would like to be put on the wait list, please email FAM2019@vanierinstitute.ca.
- In Focus 2020: Caregiver Support in Canada. Statistical resource (600 words).
- In Focus 2020: Caregiving and Care Receiving in Canada. Statistical resource (600 words).
- Annual Report 2018–2019 Now Available! Report (2,000 words).
What We’re Reading
- Statistics Canada, “BIG DATA, Deeper Insights: Why Statistics Canada’s Drive to Lead the Knowledge Revolution Will Matter to You,” A Presentation Series from Statistics Canada About the Economy, Environment and Society, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 11-631-X (January 20, 2020).
- Institut de la statistique du Québec, “La satisfaction à l’égard de la vie lors du passage à l’âge adulte” (December 11, 2019) (available in French only).
- Lesley Frank and Laura Fisher, 2019 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia (January 2020).
- Janis M. MacLellan-Peters, Othering Homelessness: How Lone Mothers Manage Housing Insecurity in Prince Edward Island, Canada (University of Alberta, thesis).
- Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson and Richard A. Settersten Jr. (eds.), Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life (Bristol University Press, 2020).
What’s in the Media
- Learning from Play: Local Museums Strive to Offer Interactive Exhibitions for Children. Ottawa Parenting Times article (p. 41) featuring Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks.
- Modern Family. Retired Teachers of Ontario article (p. 24) featuring Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks.
- The Cost of Loneliness: Canadians Are Facing a Solitary Future – And It’s Affecting Their Health. Ottawa Citizen article featuring Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks.
- 6 Reports That Caught Our Eye the Week of Jan. 5, 2020. Career Wise article featuring research from Facts and Stats: Working Seniors in Canada.
- How Much Divorce Will Actually Cost You in 2020. Slice article featuring research from Facts and Stats: Divorce, Separation and Uncoupling in Canada.
- Grandparenting, Boomer-style: How Older Canadians Are Redefining This Essential Role. The Globe and Mail article featuring Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks.
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Published on January 24, 2020