Background to All-Day Kindergarten: The “Integration” Agenda to Merge Daycare and School

Analysis by Kids First of the “Blueprint Paper” for Child & Family Policy by the OECD, UNESCO and World Bank. Quotes from, links to, and Kids First commentary on the key ideological strategy document behind daycare and all-day kindergarten: STATED…

Take action against Bill C-303 on early learning and child care

Bill C-303 is the latest attempt by the daycare lobby elite to hijack all funding for "early learning and child care."This Bill is now being debated in a Parliamentary Committee. So far, it is supported by all three opposition parties.Please…

National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Child Care Outcomes Study—Report of Findings to Grade 5 and 6

National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Child Care Outcomes Study—Report of Findings to Grade 5 and 6 (PDF): The study defined “child care” as non-maternal care over 10 hours per week. The main findings were that children who…

Daycare Supply and Demand

Is There a Shortage of Daycare Spaces—or a Shortage of Children in the Spaces? Recently the Toronto Star reported huge wait lists for subsidized spaces for low-income families [1]. The idea that there is a "child care crisis" consisting of…

Response to Dr. Hillel Goelman’s article “Time to get past child care myths”

[Dr. Goelman, daycare lobbyist, had an article in the Vancouver Sun, Monday April 24, 2006. This response was not published by the Sun.] Hillel Goelman and Clyde Hertzman run H.E.L.P. at UBC and are leading daycare promoters. Recently they attacked…

Reality Check on Quebec Daycare: Research Finds Low Quality, High Costs, Negative Outcomes, Worse Family Finances

Feb 2, 2006Helen Ward, PresidentKid First Parent Association of Canada604-291-0088 Who cares about the children and families in Quebec? Outright lies go routinely unchallenged about the Quebec daycare system. "Don't worry—be happy!" is the mindless new Canadian way. We are…