Commentary

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…

Response and Commentary on throne speech proposal for more funding to Non-Parental Child Care

Commentary Sept 24. Helen Ward - (PDF): "Commentary on the speech from the throne" By Helen Ward (Below is an excerpt from the latest Speech from the Throne by the federal government under the LiberalParty of Canada with Prime Minister…

Kentucky Court Rejects Immunity Claim – Social Workers and Your Rights

Canadian social workers routinely threaten parents with child apprehension to coerce consent and violate basic rights of parents and children with impunity. This is going to change if parents fight back and claim their Charter rights. US Court finds social…