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Transition magazine imagesTransition is a quarterly magazine published by the Vanier Institute of the Family that explores the diversity and complexity of families and the reality of family life in Canada. Produced in English and French, Transition features contributions by field experts and academics, a column of recommended reading called “Off the Vanier Bookshelf” and a “Facts and Stats” page to keep readers updated on a variety of family-related topics.
Transition has been one of the Institute’s key resources for over 40 years, read by researchers, educators, students, journalists, family service workers, policy-makers and parents interested in the stories and statistics behind families, family life and family experiences, expectations and aspirations across the country.

Transition magazine is available free for download on this site and in print through subscription. 

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  1. Online: This method includes an option to renew automatically each year.
  2. By mail: Complete the subscription form and return it by mail with your payment to the Institute.
  3. By phone: Call Lucie Legault at 613-228-8500, ext. 211, and provide your contact and credit card or purchase order information.

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