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…

Charges Laid In “Baby Mac” Daycare Death – Government Is Also At Fault

August 2020. Vancouver Sun - web: Charges laid in 2017 death of toddler at unlicensed East Vancouver daycareSee PDF copy here           Kids First was consulted by the lawyers for this family in 2018 regarding their case against the government.…

Media Release: Ombuds office investigating BC MCFD child apprehension

KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA www.kidsfirstcanada.org  604-291-0088 MEDIA RELEASE Ombuds office investigating BC MCFD child apprehension West Kelowna - August 14, 2020 - The BC Office of the Ombudsperson has launched an investigation into the conduct of the Ministry of Child…

Top Economist Daycare Researcher Advising Prime Minister May Counter Daycare Lobby Disinformation

UBC economics professor,  Dr Kevin Milligan is now a Special Advisor to the Prime Minister's Privy Council Office until the end of 2020 on the economic recovery from COVID.June 15, 2020 - blog post by UBC economist Kevin Milligan  -…

Daycare Lobby Pushes For More Money Using COVID Recovery as Pretext to Fund Doomed Industry

Daycare has always caused serious infection risks for children and their families according to the peer reviewed research. Now COVID-19 causes fear in parents and staff, dramatically reducing attendance as well as labour supply. Governments have established 'safety' protocols for…

CD Howe Institute Intelligence Memos – “Thoughts on forestalling the coming childcare crisis”

June 24, 2020 - CD Howe Institute Intelligence Memos - by Ken Boessenkool organizer with Liberal and Conservative parties and Jennifer Robson Carlton University professor and policy advisor - "Thoughts on forestalling the coming childcare crisis"https://www.cdhowe.org/intelligence-memos/boessenkool-robson-%E2%80%93-thoughts-forestalling-coming-childcare-crisis Or see PDF here…

“National child-care strategy will be a lynch pin of economic recovery”, says Martha Friendly

June 19, 2020 - CBC  radio The Sunday Edition - interview with a top daycare lobbyist - "National child-care strategy will be a lynch pin of economic recovery", says Martha Friendly: We don't know what the fall out will be…