Research on Daycare and Low Birthrates

The linked article is quite in depth regarding the failure of daycare-ist policy to increase birthrates in Europe, especially in Sweden-and exposes the lie that daycare has raised birthrates. The OECD and the European Commission and many national governments are…

Recent findings on negative outcomes for children and parenting in the Quebec system

"Universal Childcare, Maternal Labor Supply and Family Well-Being" by Michael Baker (University of Toronto), Jonathan Gruber (MIT) and Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia).From the study:"We uncover striking evidence that children are worse off in a variety of behavioural and…

What Stats Can is not telling us: charts of daycare use for ages 6 mos-5 yrs and ages 6-11

Percentage of all Canadian Children Age 6 to 11 Years in Daycare Centres 1994-1995* Children Age 6 Months to 5 Years in Non- Parental Child Care of All Types and in Daycare Centres 2002-2003 A - data from Statistics Canada…

Swedish family policy has not led to equality for women according to the UK Guardian

Swedish family policy has not led to equality for women according to the UK Guardian: Sep 22, 2004. UK Guardian - article (web): “For decades we’ve been told Sweden is a great place to be a working parent. But we’ve…

Unpaid Family Care Work worth $59 Billion

Unpaid Family Care Work worth $59 Billion: Statistics Canada's 2003 report, "Unpaid informal caregiving," puts the value of Canada's unpaid family child care work at $59 billion. The child-care component of this figure includes only "primary-activity child care [which] represents…

Other Pro-Parent Policies (broken link)

Liberal policies: 1999: "Final Report of the Sub-Committee on Tax Equity for Families with Dependent Children" (broken link)The Liberal government's abandoned policy (broken link) stressed equality and dramatically improving financial support for parental child care-see especially the PRINCIPLES emphasizing respect…

Taxing Canadian Families: What’s Fair, What’s Not – With KF Commentary

July 2000. Vincent and Woolley. IRPP - research paper (PDF): "Taxing Canadian Families: What's Fair, What's Not" This paper thankfully calls for more support for families with dependent children or other dependents, and less discriminatory/more fair for all. However the…