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Quebec fathers are ever increasingly present in the lives of their children with time dedicated to children having doubled over a period of 30 years; where in the past 10 years, the number of shared custody cases has increased from 8% to 20%, where the number of sole custody cases by fathers has rose from 5% to 14%, and where nearly one in four single-parent families is currently headed by a man. This greater engagement of fathers with their children happened quickly. As a result, fathers must today reinvent their role and wish to be recognized for their parental skills. They also seek to fully assume their responsibilities in the event of separation and shared custody. Quebec Fatherhood Week / Semaine Québécois de la Paternité was created in 2013 to foster a public dialogue that validates and values fathers in this new role and recognizes their contribution to society as a full-fledged parent.