Families

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday, July 3, 2020. New provincial family court rules in British Columbia meant to resolve legal matters without going to court have been called “effective” by the province, but some lawyers and advocates say they don’t adequately address the needs of victims of intimate partner violence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. family court mediation not adequate for domestic violence victims: advocates

Groups caution mediation process risks repeating power imbalances

 

Statistics Canada says public health measures introduced during the pandemic were likely important drivers of the relatively low number of divorces in 2020. Pixabay photo

Divorces granted in Canada have dropped sharply, new Statistics Canada report shows

Canada granted fewer divorces last year than any year since 1973

 

Andrea MacDonald with her daughters Rose, 5, and Grace, 9, take part online with Twitter’s “virtual camp” at their summer residence in Harcourt, Ont., Sunday, August 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Poll shows women do more chores, child care, even when couples plan otherwise

‘When you look at time use data, women are more correct than men’

 

After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.

Courageous kids in Central Alberta need your support

50/50 cash draw supports Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

  • Nov 22, 2021
After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.
Alberta’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on Tuesday June 30, 2020. The results are in from the cradle: Olivia and Noah are the repeat champions for baby names in Alberta.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Results in from the cradle: Olivia, Noah top names for Alberta babies born in 2020

Noah, chosen 239 times, was tops on the boys list for the second straight year

Alberta’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on Tuesday June 30, 2020. The results are in from the cradle: Olivia and Noah are the repeat champions for baby names in Alberta.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Senate of Canada building and Senate Chamber are pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Forced and coerced sterilization of Indigenous women ongoing, Senate report reveals

A Senate committee on human rights says it is aware of a case as recently as 2019

The Senate of Canada building and Senate Chamber are pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
CACAC strives to create a healthy and happy future for the children of Central Alberta and the greater community.

1,100 reasons to support Central Alberta children this Christmas

Annual lottery fundraiser will fund Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre’s vital work

  • Dec 7, 2020
CACAC strives to create a healthy and happy future for the children of Central Alberta and the greater community.
A scene from the movie “PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups.”

‘Paw Patrol’ to be turned into first of multiple feature films

Spin Master says the animated movie will hit theatres in August 2021.

A scene from the movie “PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups.”