Appeal court upholds ruling: Employers must accommodate parents child care obligations

Appeal court upholds ruling: Employers must accommodate parents child care obligations Kids First is working towards a human rights complaint about the definitions of "child care" and "work" that say that child care is not done by parents and is…

Transcript from 1999 Federal Finance Committee

Transcript from 1999 Federal Finance Committee referring to the SCC case and the Boland cases relating to exploitation of parental child care providers. Check out the contempt for parents by MP Dr Carolyn Bennett and others and check out Ms…

Join the Movement for Family-Friendly Policy — A Much Needed Policy Document

We need parents to be at the centre of policy for families and children.Currently the powerful organized voices - and therefore the special interests - of business, academics, researchers, social service unions and professionals dominate policy formation.They even use your…

HELP KIDS FIRST MAKE A HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLAINT AGAINST UNJUST DISCRIMINATION IN CHILD CARE LAWS

“The child shall have the right to be cared for by his or her parents.”“[Governments] shall respect the responsibilities, rights and duties of parents to provide appropriate direction and guidance in the exercise by the child of the rights recognized…

NAFTA Means US “Big Box” Daycare Chains Can Get Canadian Taxpayers’ Dollars

NAFTA Means US “Big Box” Daycare Chains Can Get Canadian Taxpayers’ Dollars: A legal opinion for Canadian Union of Public Employees CUPE) says because of NAFTA daycare must be STATE-RUN not just state-funded to keep out US chains. Another legal…

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…

The daycare lobby is using the “UN Convention on the Rights of the Child” to argue for more daycare (broken link)

The daycare lobby is using the “UN Convention on the Rights of the Child” to argue for more daycare. They avoid mentioning the primacy given the family and the parent-child relationship throughout the document. May 2006. report (PDF): “Canadian early…