Swedish intolerance in child care

May 15, 2011. The Family Campaign Foundation of Sweden - media release (PDF): "Swedish intolerance in child care"

Income splitting is discussed in the Globe and Mail: How to win women’s votes: Start a Mommy War

Income splitting is discussed in the Globe and Mail: How to win women’s votes: Start a Mommy War (broken link) (March 28, 2011), There are better ways to cut taxes than income splitting (broken link) (March 29, 2011), and Income…

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…

Living wage for municipal workers misses the target

By Helen Ward, Vancouver Sun May 28, 2010 4:07 AM Vancouver city council, following New Westminster's lead, will vote on a "living wage" of over $18 an hour for municipal workers. Economists promoting this garner support by claiming living wages…

“Play-based learning” proven not effective – direct instruction method proven highly effective

The "Follow Through project" was a huge US study of effectiveness of different approaches for dis-advantaged kids grades K-8.In his article, "Project Follow Through: In-depth and Beyond," (broken link) Gary Adams writes, "The Follow Through project was the largest, most…

Employment Insurance—Parental & Maternity Leave: Does extended maternity/parental leave help families? (broken link)

Recently, some in the daycare lobby have suggested expanding parental and maternity leave Employment Insurance, increasing the benefits paid and having father-only leave. See Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) report "15 by 15: A Comprehensive Policy for Early Human Capital…