Privacy Violation & Data Mining in BC

Documents from HELP showing government complicity in privacy violation and lack of informed parental consent for HELP’s massive data mining project February is “EDI” Month in BC Kindergartens Requirement for Informed Parental Consent Violated by Schools, HELP and BC GovernmentLetters…

HELP Violates Privacy Protection Practices it Claims to Follow

HELP Violates Privacy Protection Practices it Claims to Follow: HELP claims to follow Statistics Canada’s procedures, but unlike HELP, Statistics Canada requires verbal or written parental consent for surveys of parents, children, and children’s teachers. See PDF below of Jan…

Federal $ for daycare lobby propaganda (eg from HELP) and data-mining (eg the EDI) through HRSDC’s Understanding the Early Years (UEY) (broken link)

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is using federal $ (broken link) to pay and organize "community coalitions" to do "many tasks ranging from facilitating data collection activities; developing community interest and buy-in; strengthening community partnerships and transferring knowledge…

Burnaby Now article: Does data collection put privacy at risk? (broken link)

Burnaby Now article: Does data collection put privacy at risk? (broken link) HELP is the government-funded organization that drives/creates child/family/daycare policy here AND does the mega-dating mining. Family’s addresses are not there but postal codes are and so is everything…

Biased Consultation

All five "Experts in the Field of Early Childhood Education" listed by the BC Government for the consultation are from HELP (Human Early Learning Partnership), including Hillel Goelman, HELP Director and author of the 2007 Vancouver Sun article describing and…

More organizations & academics misrepresenting Dr Heckman on the economic benefits of daycare, all day kindergarten, preschool (broken link)

Council on Early Child Development (founded by F Mustard, HELP’s C Hertzman President)World BankOECDFraser Mustard (broken link), Chair in Childhood Development at Alberta Children’s HospitalMisleading out of context quote (broken link):“Early childhood investments of high quality have lasting effects…. We…

Kindergarten Parents: did you get your consent letters from HELP about data-mining your family’s private records? (broken link)

Kindergarten Parents: did you get your consent letters from HELP about data-mining your family’s private records? Read the letters: “negative opt-out” and lack of information means your rights to PRIVACY and INFORMED CONSENT are violated by the BC government through…