“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…

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?

Sarah Godoy's response to "Child care money is just more Tory sexism"

Dear Sir/Madam, Daycare is expensive, and families who use it and who are struggling to make ends meet certainly deserve support, but parental childcare is equally expensive, and families who provide parental childcare deserve support equally. In my family we…

Full Equality For Women (broken link)

FULL EQUALITY FOR WOMEN: Funding for family care work embraced by economists and lawyers "every mother is a working mother" Sept 2014 "Setting a wage for homemaking" - Mercatornet (broken link)September 2014 "Taking Unpaid Housework for Granted Is Wrong" -…