Commentary

Animal Studies Find Many Lasting Harms Caused by Maternal Deprivation Part I

Maternal deprivation has a mild negative effect on rats' social behaviour as adolescents and adults, more so for malesSeptember 2018. Jiska Kentrop1, Claire R. Smid1, E. J. M. Achterberg2, et. al. Behavioural Neuroscsience - (peer reviewed research): "Effects of Maternal…

Daycare Leads to Increased Crime: Peer-Reviewed Research

Peer-reviewed research contradicts daycare proponents and governments' claims that daycare benefits children and society: Quebec daycare system has led to higher youth crime August 2019 - peer-reviewed empirical research - by Drs. Michael Baker (U of T), Jonathan Gruber (MIT),…

Daycare gets money even when kids are not there

BC Government Counts Daycare Vacancies; subsidies do not change with children's attendance:October 2020 - BC Government - (web) "Monthly Enrollment Reporting" (for daycare)KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): “Monthly Enrollment Reporting “Funding payments are based on…

Get up to $4500 Cash Just to Apply to Open a Daycare (plus other subsidies)

October 2020. BC Government - (web): "Start up grants for becoming a licensed child care facility"KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF)These are one-time grants that can provide up to $4,000 for applicants to become Licensed Family…

Get Emergency Cash to Fix or Move Daycare Centres but not Children’s Homes

October 2020. BC Government - (web): Childcare BC Maintenance Fund: Maintain, Repair or Relocate Your Facility Kids First reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF) Excerpt from webpage: For emergency repair or replacement, eligible applicants may receive, per…

Milking The Daycare Cash Cow in BC

MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: MILLIONS TO MAKE DAYCARE 'SPACES' EVEN IF THEY ARE VACANTOctober 2020 - BC subsidies to make more daycare spaces: Maximum Provincial Funding Amounts KF reference copies of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF):eligibilitymaximum provincial funding amounts Per…

MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: BC basic daily subsidy to daycare centres regardless of parents’ income

October 2020 - MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: BC basic daily subsidy to daycare centres regardless of parents' income: Child Care Operating Funding - Base Funding KF reference copies of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): group child care ratesfamily child care…

Quebec Daycare System Hurts 72% of Families Financially

January 2000. Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). (research paper published by Quebec economists) Robert Baril, Pierre Lefebvre and Philip Merrigan -"Quebec Family Policy: Impact and Options" QUOTE FROM SUMMARY: "It would be anticipated that a policy change of…