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…

“National child-care strategy will be a lynch pin of economic recovery”, says Martha Friendly

June 19, 2020 - CBC  radio The Sunday Edition - interview with a top daycare lobbyist - "National child-care strategy will be a lynch pin of economic recovery", says Martha Friendly: We don't know what the fall out will be…

Motherhood is a valuable, and undervalued, vocation

March 3, 2020. Suzana Kovacic. Vancouver Sun - letter the editor: "Motherhood is a valuable, and undervalued, vocation" by Kids First board member (scroll down to find letter) March 7, 2020. Vancouver Sun - letters to the editor: 2 supportive…

Conflict of G7 Gender Equity Interest? (broken link)

June 2018: Conflict of G7 Gender Equity Interest? Why is motherhood unmentionable? Canada's G7 Gender Equity Council wants more money for daycare. Maya Roy, CEO of Canada's YWCA is on the Council. The Y is the biggest provider of daycare…

Media Release: International Women’s Day complaint to federal government: end discrimination against mothers caring for their kids

MEDIA RELEASE Burnaby, BC - March 8, 2018 - Kids First Parent Association of Canada is marking International Women's Day by submitting a formal complaint to the federal government regarding discrimination. A letter submitted today outlines discrimination against both mothers…

March 8, 2018 – International Women's Day

Our government thinks maternal child care is bad for women and children and the economy. Our leaders want to "GET MOTHERS BACK TO WORK" and get our children into full time LICENSED DAYCARE so we can be "PRODUCTIVE" in the…

Exploiting women through childcare

Aug 10, 2016: Financial Post article, Exploiting women through childcare. The Federal government is considering a $500M "child care" subsidy program in order to increase mothers' employment. Is this what women want? Does cheap daycare increase mothers' labour force participation?