April 5, 2011: HELP’s Paul Kershaw suggests funding daycare by cutting back grandparents’ medical care such as hip replacements

April 5, 2011: HELP’s Paul Kershaw suggests funding daycare by cutting back grandparents’ medical care such as hip replacements. UBC alone paid Kershaw (2008) $97,321 + $10,009 in expenses. (How about cutting such “scholars'” salaries and distributing the saving to…

March 29, 2011 CBC radio BC “On the Coast” on Liberal Daycare promise

March 29, 2011 CBC radio BC “On the Coast” on Liberal Daycare promise (broken link) (NOTE: CBC’s biased coverage: “On the Coast” called Andrea Mrozek of IMFC to participate but wanted a BC voice so she gave them given Helen…

March 8, 2011 – 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day Commentary: (broken link)

March 8, 2011 – 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day Commentary: Happy International Women’s Day by Kids FirstBeverly Smith (in Liberal MP Carolyn Bennet’s Blog) (broken link)National Post: Feminism’s Second Wave Hangover (broken link) by Tasha KheiriddinOttawa Citizen: Why the…

Defining “vulnerability”: HELP has not published EDI definitions

Defining “vulnerability”: HELP has not published EDI definitions and methodology for calculating 25-30+% “vulnerable” or “not ready to learn” or “at risk” in peer-reviewed journals. How is “vulnerability” defined? “Vulnerability” is defined differently in different documents. Sometimes it is defined…

Media release Feb 23, 2011: Police called to stop leaflet at daycare public forum

Feb 23, 2011. Kids First Parent Association of Canada - leaflet (PDF): Dr Fraser Mustard and Colleagues in Their Own Words Police called to prevent distribution of leaflet at public forum held on public property February 23, 2011 (Burnaby)—On February…

Feb 2011, Burnaby Now article. ‘Passive consent’ triggers complaint: Burnaby parent says survey is ‘unethical’ (broken link)

Feb 2011, Burnaby Now article. ‘Passive consent’ triggers complaint: Burnaby parent says survey is ‘unethical’ (broken link) Feb 2011 responses to the article from a UBC researcher (broken link) and from a citizen (broken link)

Who put HELP in charge of BC’s private data? Why trust HELP? (broken link)

Who put help in charge of BC’s private data? Why trust HELP when they avoid informed consent to mine our private data? HELP’s PRIVACY POLICY—staff sign an “oath of confidentiality” = not reassuring (scroll down to Organizational Structure at this…