Rising Violence Against Swedish Women Despite Gender Equity Promotion (broken link)

The link below is to CBC radio show "The Current" with a top current affairs interviewer dealing with rising violence against women in Sweden. http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/2005/200505/20050527.html (broken link)Scroll down to part 3 to read about the situation in Sweden. You can…

Does Daycare Lower ‘Child Poverty’ and Get Mums into Jobs? Quebec Experiment Results: No

Data from "ECEC 2004" published by the Childcare Resource and Research Unit at the University of Torontohttp://www.childcarecanada.org/ECEC2004/index.html#tocQUEBEC Regulated daycare expenditure: $1.56 billion."Spaces" are available for only 29.9% of kids age 0-12. (Quebec would have to triple expenses to $4.5 billion…

Kids First Guest Blog (July 11, 2005)

Motherlove, crime and addiction: lessons learned from lab rats By Chella Turnbull © Crime in urban North America has taken on a new character lately. The elderly, the helpless, and charities are now the new targets. People in Vancouver were…

GREETINGS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

From: KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADAwww.kidsfirstcanada.org The issue of child care is attracting a great deal of attention as Parliament debates the proposed Budget and its proposed National Child Care plan. Across Canada people are outraged that Hon. Ken…

Swedish family policy has not led to equality for women according to the UK Guardian

Swedish family policy has not led to equality for women according to the UK Guardian: Sep 22, 2004. UK Guardian - article (web): “For decades we’ve been told Sweden is a great place to be a working parent. But we’ve…

Taxing Canadian Families: What’s Fair, What’s Not – With KF Commentary

July 2000. Vincent and Woolley. IRPP - research paper (PDF): "Taxing Canadian Families: What's Fair, What's Not" This paper thankfully calls for more support for families with dependent children or other dependents, and less discriminatory/more fair for all. However the…