Here’s to You Dad!
There are some places in Canada with “dad” names:
- Ashdad, Ontario
- Bagdad, New Brunswick
- Dadens, British Columbia
- Village-des-Pères, Québec
- Pointe-au-Père, Québec
The average age of fathers at the time of birth of their first child in 2011 was 28.3 years.
More Dads are taking parental leave. In 2015 the number was 30% up from 27.1% in 2014.
More Dads are taking part in household work with 76% in 2015 saying they were taking on household chores, up from 51% in 1986
In 2015, 1 in 10 families had Dad as the stay at home parent, that’s up from the 1 in 70 recorded as the stay at home parent in 1976