Canada & England’s Top Banker Says The GDP Is An Inadequate Measure

March 2021. Mark Carney. CBC radio/BBC – (lecture): “BBC Reith Lectures: Mark Carney, Part Three“ . Mark Carney, former Governor of the Bank of Canada and the Bank of England, says that the GDP is inadequate to measure what we value…

BBC article – “Is the Western way of raising kids weird?”

2021 February. Kelly Oakes. BBC - (news web article): "Is the Western way of raising kids weird?"Expectations for sleep, togetherness, bed time, independence are different in different cultures. The key to thinking outside the Western box might be to remember…

KF Media Release: Indigenous teen denied addiction treatment by government agencies and police

KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADAwww.KidsFirstCanada.org 604-291-0088 info@KidsFirstCanada.org Media release - 440 words Indigenous teen denied addiction treatment by government agencies and police Burnaby, BC - February 11, 2021 - A mother is pleading with BC government agencies and police…

2021 February – Video interview of BC mother battling government agencies and police who refuse to allow her to access health care for her minor son who is at extreme risk due to drug addiction.

Feb 10, 2021. Mother and H. Ward. Youtube - (web video): "Interview with mother battling BC government agencies to get medical treatment for addicted teen" Kids First President Helen Ward has been assisting the family and personally witnessed the behaviour…

Canadian Daycare Research

The "You Bet I Care!" research was done for the federal government. There were 4 studies released in about 2000. They were done by top daycare lobbyists. The reports contain reliable evidence of:- high vacancy rates (study 1)- inadequate quality…

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…

Quebec Daycare System Hurts 72% of Families Financially

January 2000. Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). (research paper published by Quebec economists) Robert Baril, Pierre Lefebvre and Philip Merrigan -"Quebec Family Policy: Impact and Options" QUOTE FROM SUMMARY: "It would be anticipated that a policy change of…

Response and Commentary on throne speech proposal for more funding to Non-Parental Child Care

Commentary Sept 24. Helen Ward - (PDF): "Commentary on the speech from the throne" By Helen Ward (Below is an excerpt from the latest Speech from the Throne by the federal government under the LiberalParty of Canada with Prime Minister…

Daycare Lobby Pushes For More Money Using COVID Recovery as Pretext to Fund Doomed Industry

Daycare has always caused serious infection risks for children and their families according to the peer reviewed research. Now COVID-19 causes fear in parents and staff, dramatically reducing attendance as well as labour supply. Governments have established 'safety' protocols for…

CD Howe Institute Intelligence Memos – “Thoughts on forestalling the coming childcare crisis”

June 24, 2020 - CD Howe Institute Intelligence Memos - by Ken Boessenkool organizer with Liberal and Conservative parties and Jennifer Robson Carlton University professor and policy advisor - "Thoughts on forestalling the coming childcare crisis"https://www.cdhowe.org/intelligence-memos/boessenkool-robson-%E2%80%93-thoughts-forestalling-coming-childcare-crisis Or see PDF here…