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  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2017001
    Description:

    This article compares Canadians fathers' and mothers' participation in domestic tasks and care to children for the past 30 years. The results are based on data from the 2015 and 1986 General Social Survey on Time Use.

    Release date: 2017-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-630-X2016007
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends looks at the changes of the Canadian stay-at-home parents since 1976.

    Release date: 2016-09-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2011 General Social Survey (GSS) on Families, this report provides an overview of child care in Canada, examining its overall use, factors influencing use, types of child care arrangements, and cost.

    Release date: 2014-10-30

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The article examines parenting and child support after separation or divorce, looking at those who have separated or divorced within the last 20 years. Included is a national and regional overview of separated or divorced parents, as well as an examination of parenting decisions in the wake of a marital or common-law breakup (child residency, time-sharing, and decision-making) and financial support arrangements for the child.

    Release date: 2014-02-12

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000211344
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous research has shown that child care has an impact on children's social and developmental outcomes. However, little is known about child care for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children. The purpose of this study is to describe non-parental child care for First Nations children living off reserve, Métis, and Inuit children in Canada, including the cultural aspects within the care environment. In addition, the availability of culturally-relevant activities and language spoken in care were examined as predictors of children's outcomes.

    Release date: 2010-10-19

  • Table: 97-555-X2006057
    Description:

    Language data for Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions are shown in this table.

    This table is part of the topic 'Language,' which presents data on the language composition of Canada, by mother tongue and other variables, as well as on languages spoken at home and knowledge of English, French and non-official languages. This topic also presents data on the language used most often at work, as well as on any other languages used at work on a regular basis, by mother tongue and other sociocultural characteristics.

    These data were collected for a 20% sample of the Canadian population. Only the data for mother tongue were collected for the entire population.

    This table can be found in the DVD-ROM: Portrait of Official-language Communities in Canada, 2006 Census, Catalogue no. 92-592-XVB.

    This table is available free on the Internet, Catalogue no. 97-555-XWE2006057.

    Release date: 2009-01-22

  • Table: 97-555-X2006058
    Description:

    Language data for Canada, provinces, territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations are shown in this table.

    This table is part of the topic 'Language,' which presents data on the language composition of Canada, by mother tongue and other variables, as well as on languages spoken at home and knowledge of English, French and non-official languages. This topic also presents data on the language used most often at work, as well as on any other languages used at work on a regular basis, by mother tongue and other sociocultural characteristics.

    These data were collected for a 20% sample of the Canadian population. Only the data for mother tongue were collected for the entire population.

    This table can be found in the DVD-ROM: Portrait of Official-language Communities in Canada, 2006 Census, Catalogue no. 92-592-XVB.

    This table is available free on the Internet, Catalogue no. 97-555-XWE2006058.

    Release date: 2009-01-22

  • Table: 97-555-X2006059
    Description:

    Language data for Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions are shown in this table.

    This table is part of the topic 'Language,' which presents data on the language composition of Canada, by mother tongue and other variables, as well as on languages spoken at home and knowledge of English, French and non-official languages. This topic also presents data on the language used most often at work, as well as on any other languages used at work on a regular basis, by mother tongue and other sociocultural characteristics.

    These data were collected for a 20% sample of the Canadian population. Only the data for mother tongue were collected for the entire population.

    This table can be found in the DVD-ROM: Portrait of Official-language Communities in Canada, 2006 Census, Catalogue no. 92-592-XVB.

    This table is available free on the Internet, Catalogue no. 97-555-XWE2006059.

    Release date: 2009-01-22

  • Table: 97-555-X2006060
    Description:

    Language data for Canada, provinces, territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations are shown in this table.

    This table is part of the topic 'Language,' which presents data on the language composition of Canada, by mother tongue and other variables, as well as on languages spoken at home and knowledge of English, French and non-official languages. This topic also presents data on the language used most often at work, as well as on any other languages used at work on a regular basis, by mother tongue and other sociocultural characteristics.

    These data were collected for a 20% sample of the Canadian population. Only the data for mother tongue were collected for the entire population.

    This table can be found in the DVD-ROM: Portrait of Official-language Communities in Canada, 2006 Census, Catalogue no. 92-592-XVB.

    This table is available free on the Internet, Catalogue no. 97-555-XWE2006060.

    Release date: 2009-01-22

  • Table: 97-555-X2006052
    Description:

    Language data for Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions are shown in this table.

    This table is part of the topic 'Language,' which presents data on the language composition of Canada, by mother tongue and other variables, as well as on languages spoken at home and knowledge of English, French and non-official languages. This topic also presents data on the language used most often at work, as well as on any other languages used at work on a regular basis, by mother tongue and other sociocultural characteristics.

    These data were collected for a 20% sample of the Canadian population. Only the data for mother tongue were collected for the entire population.

    This table is available free on the Internet, Catalogue no. 97-555-XWE2006052.

    Release date: 2008-10-28
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  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2017001
    Description:

    This article compares Canadians fathers' and mothers' participation in domestic tasks and care to children for the past 30 years. The results are based on data from the 2015 and 1986 General Social Survey on Time Use.

    Release date: 2017-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-630-X2016007
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends looks at the changes of the Canadian stay-at-home parents since 1976.

    Release date: 2016-09-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2011 General Social Survey (GSS) on Families, this report provides an overview of child care in Canada, examining its overall use, factors influencing use, types of child care arrangements, and cost.

    Release date: 2014-10-30

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The article examines parenting and child support after separation or divorce, looking at those who have separated or divorced within the last 20 years. Included is a national and regional overview of separated or divorced parents, as well as an examination of parenting decisions in the wake of a marital or common-law breakup (child residency, time-sharing, and decision-making) and financial support arrangements for the child.

    Release date: 2014-02-12

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000211344
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous research has shown that child care has an impact on children's social and developmental outcomes. However, little is known about child care for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children. The purpose of this study is to describe non-parental child care for First Nations children living off reserve, Métis, and Inuit children in Canada, including the cultural aspects within the care environment. In addition, the availability of culturally-relevant activities and language spoken in care were examined as predictors of children's outcomes.

    Release date: 2010-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2006284
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The present review provides a description of various Canadian national survey data sets that could be used to examine issues related to child care use. National data sets dealing with patterns of employment, time use, family earnings, social support, and child, adolescent, or adult health measures were included. We conclude that numerous questions remain unanswered in terms of addressing the relationship between patterns of employment, use of child care, family roles and responsibilities, and associations with the health of families. Recommendations are made about information that has not been collected but may prove to be useful in addressing these issues. Moreover, we conclude that existing Canadian national survey data could be used to address several issues related to patterns of care use as well as the impact on children and families.

    Release date: 2006-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 89-599-M2006003
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) to profile child care in Canada by focussing on the child care experiences of children aged 6 months to 5 years. The report covers the eight-year period from 1994/95 to 2002/03. Many aspects of child care are discussed including types of care arrangements, hours spent in care, characteristics of and changes in care arrangements, and the use of multiple arrangements. These aspects are compared over time, as are the child care experiences of children from various backgrounds. In addition, patterns in types of care arrangements as children age are discussed.

    Release date: 2006-04-05

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X20040018652
    Description:

    ISQ's Grandir en qualité survey involved the on-site observation of child care providers. The success of the survey is due to an information-based collection strategy.

    Release date: 2005-10-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20050017033
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Delayed marriage, postponement of children, and adults with increasingly long-lived parents have given rise to the 'sandwich generation'. These are individuals caught between the often conflicting demands of caring for children and caring for seniors. Although still relatively small (712,000 in 2002), the ranks of the sandwich generation are likely to grow.

    Release date: 2005-06-07

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-594-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper uses three cycles of the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) to examine whether parental labour market participation and the use of substitute child-care influence the development of the skills needed by pre-school-aged children in order to begin school. The analysis in this paper is based on the arguments that parent-child interaction fosters the development of the skills needed by pre-school-aged children in order to begin school successfully, and that full-time participation in the work force by lone parents (in one-parent families) and by both parents (in dual-parent families) often results in comparatively less time for parent-child interaction than in families with a stay-at-home parent. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to determine whether reductions in parental time spent with children as a result of work outside the home impact the intellectual development of young children.

    The study indicates that parental participation in the labour market has little effect on the school readiness scores of most pre-school-aged children. However, children's school readiness does appear to be influenced by parental labour market participation if the parents exhibit above-average parenting skills and levels of parental education. Children of mothers who display above-average parenting skills and higher levels of education tend to benefit slightly when their mothers do not work outside the home. Likewise, children of fathers with above-average education exhibit slightly higher cognitive outcomes if their fathers work part time.

    Although the author finds that there is no association between the number of hours that children spend in child care and their level of school readiness, the study does observe that among pre-school children in substitute child-care, those who come from higher-income families tend to score higher on the school readiness tests than do children from lower-income families. This finding may be attributed to the possibility that children in higher-income families are exposed to a higher quality of substitute child-care, or it may be attributed simply to the advantages of growing up in a family with greater resources.

    Release date: 2003-10-23
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3807
    Description: The purpose of this survey was to gather information on child care in Canada.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3848
    Description: This survey provides valid comprehensive data on Canadian economic families' child care needs, use patterns and parental preferences and concerns.
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