Enduring diversity: Living arrangements of children in Canada over 100 years of the census

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Research Paper

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by Nora Bohnert, Anne Milan and Heather Lathe

This article examines the family structure and living arrangements of children in Canada using census data from 1901 to 2011. Specifically, four eras reflecting major shifts in family living arrangements are considered: the early 20th century, the baby boom, the late 20th century, and the current millennium to date.

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