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Justin Trudeau hints at national child-care plan tied to income

Author: 
Starr, Katharine
Publication Date: 
9 May 2015
Entered Date: 
13 May 2015

How the three main parties compare in their support for families

Author: 
Kershaw, Paul
Publication Date: 
12 May 2015
Entered Date: 
12 May 2015

Spring into action for child care

Publication Date: 
29 Apr 2015
Entered Date: 
29 Apr 2015

Tory Government to spend millions advertising child care benefit passed last year

Author: 
Raj, Althia
Publication Date: 
28 Apr 2015
Entered Date: 
29 Apr 2015

Whatchdog group wants audit of taxpayer-funded ads

Author: 
Nuttall, Jeremy
Publication Date: 
29 Apr 2015
Entered Date: 
29 Apr 2015

Time to fix the childcare problem

Author: 
Sagan, Leisha
Publication Date: 
20 Apr 2015
Entered Date: 
22 Apr 2015

Child care benefit flawed

Author: 
Rothman, Laurel
Publication Date: 
10 Apr 2015
Entered Date: 
15 Apr 2015

National plan needed to fix daycare plight

Author: 
Brandon Sun
Publication Date: 
9 Apr 2015
Entered Date: 
14 Apr 2015

Yes, it’s a classic boondoggle but surely an $8 billion expenditure deserves some evidence

April 6, 2015 by Martha Friendly

Probably shouldn't say "we told you so" but last Tuesday a Parliamentary Budget Office report confirmed what many have said since 2006: the UCCB cheque through the mail slot isn't child care. The PBO's analysis showed that more than half the "child care benefit" money (most of which is the Universal "Child Care" Benefit) will go to families who don't spend anything on child care. Moreover, the PBO calculated that these expenditures would reach $8 billion a year by 2017.

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