Monday, October 15, 2012
From the Wall Street Journal:
The typical Canadian family looks a little different than it used to, according to census data released...by Statistics Canada.
Married couples as a proportion of all Canadian families declined between 2006 and 2011, while the share of common-law couples increased. Growth in common-law couples comfortably outpaced the increase in married couples and lone-parent families. And the number of same-sex couples tripled, reflecting the first five-year period during which same-sex marriage was legal in Canada.
Read more here.