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Assessing the hidden costs to families when a parent is in prison
The Vanier Institute of the Family
The federal government's omnibus crime bill, currently being debated by the Senate, has launched a widespread conversation in Canada about the justice and penal systems. While the commentary and analy...
Les jeunes aidants au Canada : l'ombre et la lumiere
l'Institut Vanier de la famille
Les jeunes font aussi largement partie de la prodiguation des soins aux seniors selon des chercheurs Canadiens. Plus de 12% des jeunes canadiens ...
Sources welcomes Family Service Toronto
Family Service Toronto
Sources welcomes a new member: Family Service Toronto. FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 12 locations across the City of Toronto.
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Sources welcomes The Vanier Institute of the Family
The Vanier Institute of the Family
Sources welcomes a new member: The Vanier Institute of the Family. Vanier provides access to research data and an extensive network of specialists on family issues/family life.
Young Caring in Canada: Opportunity Gained and Lost
The Vanier Institute of the Family
When we think of people providing care to adults and seniors, we tend to picture an older family member in mid-to-late career or in retirement, yet researchers have found that approximately 12% of yo...

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Why Are Families Under Attack?
Spritzler, John
New Democracy
The media are full of very sophisticated anti-family messages, which can come from both the right and the left. Liberals denigrate the value of families in which children are raised by their real moth...

Sources Bookshelf

Eating Fire
Family Life, on the Queer Side
Riordon, Michael
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...
Out Our Way
Gay & Lesbian Life in Rural Canada
Riordon, Michael
Explores the richly varied life experience of gay and lesbian Canadians living in small towns and rural areas across the country. Travelling 27,000 km and recording more than 300 conversations, the au...
The Human Significance of the Skin
Montagu, Ashley
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.


Family Channel
Service marketed to children and teenagers. It is similar to the American TV channel Disney Channel and airs their original programs.
Family Chronicle
How-to genealogy publication. 85% of distribution is to the US.
Homemaker's Magazine
Recipes, health, and social issues.
Montr‚al Families
A news magazine for parents.
Westcoast Families
Family-relevant articles. Regional guide to family fun and facts.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Statistics Canada
Canada's central statistical agency.

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