Families in Canada Conference Satellite Event (Concordia University)
Save the date! 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, featuring panels and presentations with local programming that will explore themes and topics of interest to Quebecers through a family lens. More details coming soon – stay tuned!
Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums
On December 4 and 5, 2019, the Canadian Children’s Museum is holding a Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec. Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks will join key speakers to discuss modern families and the importance of accessible and inclusive design in family learning settings. Register today!
- Facts and Stats: Maternal Mental Health in Canada. Fact sheet (800 words).
- Facts and Stats: Working Seniors in Canada (2019 Update). Fact sheet (1,000 words).
- Resource Roundup: Family Caregiving in Canada (October 2019). Knowledge mobilization (1,200 words).
- In Focus 2019: Food Insecurity in Canada. Statistical resource (700 words).
What We’re Reading
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Women and the Workplace: How Employers Can Advance Equality and Diversity – Report from the Symposium on Women and the Workplace (September 2019).
- Jingzhou Liu, “The Precarious Nature of Work in the Context of Canadian Immigration: An Intersectional Analysis,” Canadian Ethnic Studies, 51(2) (2019).
- Katrina Cherney et al., “Subjective Financial Well-Being During Emerging Adulthood: The Role of Student Debt,” Emerging Adulthood (October 10, 2019).
- Alexandra Schuster, Examining Recent Older Immigrants’ Lives in Their Communities and Their Experiences Contributing to Canadian Society (thesis).
- Timothy Ross and Ronald Buliung, “Access Work: Experiences of Parking at School for Families Living with Childhood Disability,” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 130 (December 2019).
What’s in the Media
- Working Seniors in Canada. CFAX 1070 interview with Vanier Institute CEO Nora Spinks (audio).
- Till You Do Part: How to Unmarry Successfully. My Muskoka Now article featuring research from the Vanier Institute.
- How Much I Spend vs How Much My Grandma Spent. Slice article featuring research from Modern Family Finances: Income in Canada.
- Toronto Death Doula Helps Take the Fear out of Dying. The Star article featuring research from Family Perspectives: Death and Dying in Canada.
- They’re Baaaack… Boomerang Boomers. Golden Girl Finance article featuring research from Sharing a Roof: Multi-generational Homes in Canada (2016 Census Update).
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Published on October 31, 2019