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Top Five Reasons Women Don't Have Kids

January 31, 2023
Cardus 2022

Nearly half of women in Canada have fewer children than they want, according to the new Cardus report, She’s (Not) Having a Baby: Why Half of Canadian Women Are Falling Short of Their Fertility Desires. What do women need to help them fulfill their plans for family life?

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BACKGROUNDER: She’s (Not) Having a Baby: Why Half of Canadian Women Are Falling Short of Their Fertility Desires

January 31, 2023
Cardus 2022

This one-page brief offers the highlights of She’s (Not) Having a Baby: Why Half of Canadian Women Are Falling Short of Their Fertility Desires, a Cardus report on Canada’s historically low fertility rate. 

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MAiD Expansion Will Challenge Parliament and Canada

January 30, 2023
Cardus 2022

Medical Assistance in Dying will soon heat up again as an issue on Parliament Hill. As that happens, Cardus Health is growing with the addition of Rebecca Vachon to lead our research and policy work on end-of-life care, aging and dying, and social isolation issues.

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L’élargissement De L’aide Médicale À Mourir Défieras Le Parlement Et Le Canada

January 30, 2023
Cardus 2022

L’aide médicale à mourir va prendre de l’espace comme issu politique à la colline du parlement bientôt. Au même temps, le Programme Santé de Cardus s'agrandit avec l'ajout de Rebecca Vachon pour diriger nos travaux de recherche et d'élaboration de politiques sur les soins de fin de vie, le vieillissement, la mort et les problèmes d'isolement social.

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Cultivating the Christmas Spirit Takes More Than Good Feelings

December 21, 2022
Cardus 2022

New survey data confirms what we know intuitively: Sacred texts help cultivate behaviours that serve the common good. How can a deeply pluralist Canada make more room for the communities that use these texts?

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Ontario Should Encourage More Charitable Giving

December 9, 2022
Cardus 2022

Almost four in 10 Ontarians say they’re cutting back on charitable donations this Christmas giving season. Let’s try to reverse this trend by doubling the province’s inexcusably low charitable tax credit.

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STATEMENT regarding Bill C-35: An Act respecting early learning and child care in Canada

December 8, 2022
Cardus 2022

Will new federal child care legislation really help Canadian families?

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STATEMENT regarding Justice Minister David Lametti’s comments on doctor-assisted suicide

December 1, 2022
Cardus 2022

Ray Pennings, executive vice-president of Cardus, calls on Canada’s justice minister to clarify his remarks on doctor-assisted suicide.

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Canadian Religious Communities Need to Tell a Better Story

November 23, 2022
Cardus 2022

Canadians are seeing an increasingly negative association with faith, which suggests that faith communities aren’t telling their story well,” says Ray Pennings, executive vice-president of Cardus in this press release.

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