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Case study: Corporate childcare expanding in Canada

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May 17, 2011

Research and Analysis

Alberta government must change our child care policies
Moore-Kilgannon, Bill
SOURCE: Public Interest Alberta, 2010
- Press release

Canada's children not for sale: CUPE sounds the alarm about the latest big box child care operator in Canada
Canadian Union of Public Employees, 2010
- article
- backgrounder

Alberta's day care controversy: From 1908 to 2009 and beyond
Langford, Tom
SOURCE: Athabasca University Press
- Ebook in pdf (424 pp.)

Edleun commences national expansion through acquisition of six centres in British Columbia
Edleun Group Inc.
SOURCE: Canadian News Wire, 2011

Edleun to expand BC presence by acquiring Vancouver area centre
Edleun Group, Inc.
SOURCE: Canadian News Wire, 2011

Public schools no home for corporate childcare
Public Interest Alberta, 2011
- Media release Apr 13
- Media release May 10

News articles

Big box babysitting: Corporate child care is not the solution
Dallaire, Jody
SOURCE: Straight Goods, 2011

Edmonton schools reject for-profit daycare
SOURCE: CBC News, 2011

Edleun completes acquisition of two child care centres
SOURCE: Canadian News Wire, 2011

Be wary of large-scale day cares, warns U of C sociologist
SOURCE, Calgary Herald, 2011

Public school board rejects company's bid for space
Pratt, Sheila
SOURCE: Edmonton Journal, 2011

All-day kindergarten under threat?
Monsenbraaten, Laurie
SOURCE: Toronto Star, 2010


Purchase of six additional childcare centres advances Edleun's growth strategy
SOURCE: Canadian News Wire, 2010

Edleun eager to expand outside Alberta
Ladurantaye, Steve
SOURCE: Globe and Mail, 2010

Coming soon: big box babycare
Scott Howell, Trevor
SOURCE: Fast Forward, 2010

Fast-growing firm buys three city daycares
SOURCE: Calgary Herald, 2010

ABC Learning finds it's not child's play in Canada
Walsh, Liam
SOURCE: Courier Mail, 2007

Beware of corporate day cares: analyst
CBC News, 2005

Canadian mines 'big-box' daycare
Monsebraaten, Laurie
SOURCE: Toronto Star, 2005

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