Commentary

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…