A leading Canadian economist, Dr Michael Baker of the University of Toronto, special lecture on proposed Universal Child Care – pros and cons

INTRO TO DR BAKER AT 11:25 - listen to questions alsoDecember 18, 2020. Cate MacLeod. University of Toronto - (web article and video): "Video | A Universal Child Care Strategy: The View From Economics | The 2020 Morley Gunderson Lecture…

Media release: BC parties’ daycare promises ignore majority of families, miss opportunity to earn votes

KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA http://www.kidsfirstcanada.org info@kidsfirstcanada.org Media release: BC parties’ daycare promises ignore majority of families, miss opportunity to earn votes Burnaby, BC - October 15, 2020 - BC’s political parties have missed the opportunity to earn votes…

Daycare gets money even when kids are not there

BC Government Counts Daycare Vacancies; subsidies do not change with children's attendance:October 2020 - BC Government - (web) "Monthly Enrollment Reporting" (for daycare)KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): “Monthly Enrollment Reporting “Funding payments are based on…

Get up to $4500 Cash Just to Apply to Open a Daycare (plus other subsidies)

October 2020. BC Government - (web): "Start up grants for becoming a licensed child care facility"KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF)These are one-time grants that can provide up to $4,000 for applicants to become Licensed Family…

Get Emergency Cash to Fix or Move Daycare Centres but not Children’s Homes

October 2020. BC Government - (web): Childcare BC Maintenance Fund: Maintain, Repair or Relocate Your Facility Kids First reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF) Excerpt from webpage: For emergency repair or replacement, eligible applicants may receive, per…

Milking The Daycare Cash Cow in BC

MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: MILLIONS TO MAKE DAYCARE 'SPACES' EVEN IF THEY ARE VACANTOctober 2020 - BC subsidies to make more daycare spaces: Maximum Provincial Funding Amounts KF reference copies of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF):eligibilitymaximum provincial funding amounts Per…

MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: BC basic daily subsidy to daycare centres regardless of parents’ income

October 2020 - MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: BC basic daily subsidy to daycare centres regardless of parents' income: Child Care Operating Funding - Base Funding KF reference copies of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): group child care ratesfamily child care…