Social justice and the family

November 12, 2015 | by Andrea Mrozek , Executive Director
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  1. For more on the financial impacts of divorce, please see
  2. Finnie, R. and Sweetman, A. (2003). Poverty dynamics: empirical evidence for Canada. Canadian Journal of Economics, 36 (2), p. 306.
  3. Marquardt, E. (2006). Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce. New York: Three Rivers Press.
  4. Waite, L., Browning, D., Doherty, W., Gallagher, M., Luo, Y., and Stanley, S. (2002). Does divorce make people happy? Findings from a study of unhappy marriages. New York: Institute for American Values, p. 5. Retrieved from
  5. Susan Aglukark was a speaker and performer at the Vanier Institute for the Family June 10-11, 2015 Families in Canada conference:
  6. Seek Social Justice, Transforming Lives in Need is a series of DVDs with study guide published by the Heritage Foundation. Retrieved from
  7. Cross, P. and Mitchell, P.J. (2013). The marriage gap between rich and poor Canadians. Ottawa: Institute of Marriage and Family Canada. Retrieved from
  8. For more on marriage trends in Canada, please see
  9. For more on family breakdown in Canada, please see
  10. A wealth of information about the impact of family breakdown on social justice can be found at
  11. Walberg, R. and Mrozek, A. (2009). Private choices, public costs. How failing families cost us all. Ottawa: Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, p. 7. Retrieved from