Families in Canada today

recent changes and their policy consequences by Margrit Eichler

Publisher: Gage in Toronto

Written in English
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  • Canada -- Social conditions -- 1965-

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StatementMargrit Eichler.
LC ClassificationsHQ560 E42
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 442 p. ;
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18455583M
ISBN 100771556047

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Inmarried couples accounted for % of census families. Bythis proportion had declined to 67%. Today there are more than million families in Canada, and these families are increasingly diverse.

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Janet Che-Alford and Brian Hamm, “Under One Roof: Three Generations Living Together”, Canadian Social Trends (Summer. The following types of families exist today, with some families naturally falling into multiple categories.

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Today, 40% of families with children under 18 at home include mothers who earn the majority of the family income. 18 This share is up from 11% in and 34% in The bulk of these breadwinner moms— million—are either unmarried or are married and living apart from their spouse.

19 The remaining million, who are married and. Book Description: In recent years, two significant trends have had a substantial impact on Canadian families. First, Canadian families have been dramatically altered by high rates of separation and divorce, declining fertility, greater popularity of alternative family arrangements such as cohabitation, and increasing involvement of women in paid labour.

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