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…

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…

Unpaid Family Care Work worth $59 Billion

Unpaid Family Care Work worth $59 Billion: Statistics Canada's 2003 report, "Unpaid informal caregiving," puts the value of Canada's unpaid family child care work at $59 billion. The child-care component of this figure includes only "primary-activity child care [which] represents…

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…