New Vanier Institute Report: The Rise in the Number of Children and Adolescents Who Exhibit Problematic Behaviors: Multiple Causes (broken link)

New Vanier Institute Report: 2007. The Rise in the Number of Children and Adolescents Who Exhibit Problematic Behaviors: Multiple Causes (broken link) Kids First summaryPress Release (broken link)Globe and Mail article and readers’ comments (broken link)Recent related reports: UNICEF report…

Perry Preschool Propaganda Project Reality Check: Daycare: The More You Spend, The More You Save!!!???

Spending billions will add $2 TRILLION! Daycare lobby economists, often from the corporate sector, come to this fantastical "costs/benefit" conclusion largely based on the 1962 Perry Preschool Project. That's the study that found every $1 "invested" saves $7. It involved…

Parents vs State Intervention in Child-Rearing: Clarifying our Roles

January 4, 2006 Last month, Scott Reid, chief of communications for the Liberal Party, repeatedly insisted that parents would "blow" the $1200/year per child 0-5 promised by the Conservative Party on beer, popcorn and videos. Another aide supported him and…

Corporate Right World Bankers Lobbying for Daycare—Speech

Royal Bank of Canada Vice President Charlie Coffey speaks of the "business imperative" in "Early Child Development," which means daycare.Speech text at: http://www.rbc.com/newsroom/20050928coffey.htmlVideo of speech at: http://www1.worldbank.org/hdnetwork/External/cy/ccoffey.htm We agree that care and learning and development are good for children, but…