Swedish daycare is VERY costly at $27,000/yr/child age 1-5 and very undemocratic. (broken link)

Swedish response to Globe and Mail article praising Swedish daycare system (broken link): Swedish daycare is VERY costly at $27,000/yr/child age 1-5 and very undemocratic. TAXES to pay for it are so high that almost no parents cannot afford to…

BC Government ‘Universal’ Daycare Prototype Increases Discrimination Vs. Children &Parents

$0 per child in parental child care$24,000++ per 'space' for non-parental 'prototype' daycareparents not considered to be child care workersgovernment admits inadequate quality daycare will take $100++million to improve November 9, 2018. B.C. Ministry of Children and Family - news…

Exploiting women through childcare

Aug 10, 2016: Financial Post article, Exploiting women through childcare. The Federal government is considering a $500M "child care" subsidy program in order to increase mothers' employment. Is this what women want? Does cheap daycare increase mothers' labour force participation?

What are the dollar costs of a Unidaycare Centre System? (broken link)

Kids First info sheet Costs—Daycare, Preschool, All-Day Kindergarten compiled a few years ago gives actual costs reported by different governments in Quebec, BC, Sweden and US. EXAMPLE: Nearly $16,000/yr for centre operating costs alone for infant care in Quebec in…

Tax-funded Daycare Lobby (broken links

"Gen Squeeze" (broken link) says its a "lobby" group. It demands $10/day daycare and opposes funding families equitably.Squeeze head, Paul Kershaw is paid over $145,000 (broken link) ($134,753 + $11,431 expenses in 2014) from UBC's Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP)…

Harper Fiscal Accountability Fail: Billions Omitted in PBO Child Care Report

Kids First Parent Association of Canada604-291-0088 Burnaby, BC - April 8, 2015: Kids First Parent Association of Canada says the Harper government lacks fiscal accountability for child care funding and calls on the Parliamentary Budget Office to retract its new…

Ontario Government Misrepresents All-Day Kindergarten Research (broken links)

Oct 2013 Globe and Mail column: All Day Kindergarten "No Magic Bullet"McMaster University Economist Phillip de Cicca asks, "To me, the question should be, could that money be used in a better way?" November 2013 Macleans magazine article: Full-day kindergarten…

Fund Children not Space: Over $3,800/yr+++ = Tax Subsidy for Each Daycare Space

fundkids2013Download Outside of fee subsidies for lower/moderate income families, the subsidization of daycare bygovernment is not reported.But data (from the government and from the daycare lobby organization the Childcare Resource andResearch Unit run by Martha Friendly) show that PROVINCIAL funding…