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The polyamorous family

Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By John-Paul Boyd

The Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family began a study on perceptions of polyamorous relationships this summer. The data gathered to date, from 540 Canadians, paint a fascinating picture of polyamorous individuals and their family arrangements and have important implications for the future of family law in Canada.

Although Statistics Canada does not track the number of Canadians who identify as polyamorous, 82.4 per cent of the study’s respondents agreed that the number of people who identify as polyamorous is increasing and 80.9 per...