Dec 2011, Montreal Gazette article – Corruption and unfairness in Quebec’s daycare system (broken link). NOTE: the article’s claim that daycare demand is higher than supply is very questionable. Parents in polls say they prefer parental care. Demand is artificially…
Violent Youth Crime and overall violent crime up dramatically according to Statistics Canada data (broken link)
August 21, 2011. The New York Times -article (web): "The Kids Are Not All Right" by UBC law professor, Joel Bakan, author of “The Corporation” and the new “Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children”
Aug 20, 2011 interview with Helen Ward on riots on the Roy Green show (broken link) on Corus radio. Go to 8/20, segment “Another teen set to…”
Aug 15, 2011. Vancouver Sun - article (web): Parents bear responsibility for the recreational rioter (broken link)
August 15, 2011: Article in PNAS (scholarly journal) - "Maternal separation produces lasting changes in cortisol and behaviour in rhesus monkeys"
August 6, 2011. David Cameron. The Christian Institute - video (web): David Cameron, UK PM responds to riots: “a lack of proper parenting“
July 2011 Maclean’s Magazine article with comments (web): “Is subsidized daycare bad for kids? A surprising new study says Quebec’s $7-a-day daycare is leaving children worse off (broken link)“ A study referred to in Maclean’s: How Does Early Childhood Care…
July 2011, Maclean's Magazine article by John Geddes: "Is subsidized daycare bad for kids? A surprising new study says Quebec's $7-a-day daycare is leaving children worse off" An article about research by Quebec economists LeFebvre, Merrrigan, and Haeck discusses the…
Jonas Himmelstrand in The Irish Times:Jun 24, 2011. Jonas Himmelstrand. The Irish Times - article (web): "Rose-tinted view of ‘Nordic’ childcare based on misconceptions"