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Mark Milke interviewed by John Gormley on 980 CJME Regina

Dr. Mark Milke, author of the Cardus report Missing Family Dynamics, speaks with Saskatchewan rad...

Mark Milke interviewed by Anthony Furey on National Post Radio

Anthony Furey interviews Mark Milke, author of Cardus Family's report Missing Family Dynamics, on...

Mark Milke on AM 980 London

Marke Milke speaks with Andrew Lawton of AM980 London to discuss the new report from Cardus on mi...

The inequality debate in Canada: AM770 CHQR Calgary

Mark Milke, an independent policy analyst, who authored a report for think tank Cardus, joins the...

Missing Family Dynamics

Dr. Mark Milke considers the role of family factors in changing rates of poverty and inequality, ...

Are Fractured Families Income-Busters?

OTTAWA, ON – The debate over income inequality and poverty in Canada is a hot topic that ha...

Should We Measure Income Inequality Differently?

Dr. Mark Milke, author of Cardus' recent report, Missing Family Dynamics, appears on 580 CFRA rad...

How “Women’s Equality” is Used as a Pawn in Daycare Policy

In Women Are Key for Future Growth: Evidence from Canada the International Monetary Fund recommen...

National Viewpoint - Bursting the universal daycare bubble

To read the full article in the Brandon Sun, click here.

Cardus What Makes A Good City Forum

At the Cardus What Makes A Good City Forum we asked Cardus experts Milton Friesen, Andrew Bennett...

Avenues of Absent Children

In the second of our series from Cardus’ What Makes A Good City forum, Andrea Mrozek ponder...

What Makes a Good City for Families?

There’s a condo development down the street from my urban Ottawa community, about 4 km from...

One in Three Canadians are Dissatisfied with their Work-Life Balance, poll sh...

OTTAWA, September 2, 2016—Labour Day marks the end of summer holidays and a return to schoo...

Canadians' Work-Life Balance: What Gives?

One in three of working Canadians said they are dissatisfied with their work-life balance. Yet ei...

Exploiting women through childcare

Canadians might assume family policies aim to help families. Certainly, in the last election camp...

Headquarters: Cardus Family

SUMMER 2016 | Family is the first institution we meet. We're born into it. In a transactional wor...

Cardus-Pallium Canada Palliative Care Roundtable Summary

On April 27, Cardus, in partnership with Pallium Canada, convened an expert multi- disciplinary r...

A Statistical Overview of Palliative Care in Canada

This brief provides a national snapshot, identifying the gaps in data collection. It then provide...

A is for Attachment

"Sp'e'qum." This word was the theme for the Early Years Conference 2016 held in Vancouver earlier...

Business Gone Quiet

Canadian businesses tend to be leading players in public policy debates, pushing governments to a...

Families in the Federal Budget 2016

The family benefits include more money given directly to most parents, and these benefits extend ...

Banking on the Margins

Our current payday loan market is failing consumers and society and government regulations alone ...

Building Better Markets for the Poor

In a healthy market, both suppliers and consumers thrive over the long term. When industry profit...

Education and Inequality

Why Many Love to Hate Religious Private Schools Public policy discussions in North America are f...

Making Public Housing Dollars Go Further

The Mayor’s Task Force on Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) wants more. It released an inter...

Marriage is a Social Justice Issue

Concerns about growing inequality, wage stagnation, and the persistence of poverty have led socio...

Erotic Inequality

It is a truth universally acknowledged: 2 + 2 = 4. Any old 2 can sub in for either 2 in the equat...

Making Marriage Work

Let's face it: discussing inequality is a sterile affair. Our debates on inequality often take pl...

How to break Ontario's monopoly on education

On Wednesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced her intention to table back-to-work legislation to...

Is there really a daycare shortage?

Canadians often hear about the apparent need for more licensed daycare spaces. But what if the da...

A budget for 'the middle class'

Ottawa, Ontario—It’s a middle-class budget. But what exactly does “middle-class...

Who owns our kids?

In the Ottawa Citizen, André Schutten writes on Loyola High School and mentions Cardus res...

The marriage gap between rich and poor Canadians

The IMFC has done the first ever analysis of Statistics Canada data examining the link between ma...

Private choices, public costs

This report measures the cost of family breakdown to the public purse in Canada for the fiscal ye...