Canadian Daycare Research

The "You Bet I Care!" research was done for the federal government. There were 4 studies released in about 2000. They were done by top daycare lobbyists. The reports contain reliable evidence of:- high vacancy rates (study 1)- inadequate quality…

Media release: BC parties’ daycare promises ignore majority of families, miss opportunity to earn votes

KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA http://www.kidsfirstcanada.org info@kidsfirstcanada.org Media release: BC parties’ daycare promises ignore majority of families, miss opportunity to earn votes Burnaby, BC - October 15, 2020 - BC’s political parties have missed the opportunity to earn votes…

Daycare Subsidies: Aggregate Info From The BC Government

Daycare gets money even when kids are not there Get up to $4500 Cash Just to Apply Apply to Open a Daycare (plus other subsidies) Get Emergency Cash to Fix or Move Daycare Centres but not Children’s Homes Milking The…

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…

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…

Percentage of Children 0-4 in Different Child Care Types

February 1, 2019 Canada-wide: 14.8% in daycare centres, 47% in parental care during "regular working hours".Statistics Canada publishes misleading reports that do not provide this basic data. The most recent data available is from Statistics Canada's 2011 General Social Survey.…

Day care statistics from Sweden 2009: 92% age 18 months to 5 years registered in daycare centres

Dear friends, The statistics of the number of children in day care in Sweden have recently been officially updated for 2009. In the concept "day care" both day care centers and child minders are included. The numbers for 2009 are…

Is All-Day K Needed to Ease Daycare Shortage? (broken link)

Daycare Vacancy Rate Over 7% in Toronto The Toronto area has over 7 % of daycare centre spaces vacant as of December 2009. This does not include vacancies in family daycares and in centres that do not receive fee-subsidy children.…