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Kids First Government Submissions

arrowJune 2012: Kids First Letter to Ontario Minister of Education responding to the "consultation" process

arrowApr 2011: Response to the draft document "Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Birth to Six Months"

arrowOct 2010: Input on BC Family Relations Act White Paper

arrowMarch 2010: Kids First Submission re Ontario's Bill 242, Full Day Early Learning Statute Law Amendment Act

arrow2009: Brief to the Finance Committee for the Federal Pre-Budgetary Consultations

arrowAugust 2008: Brief to the Finance Committee for the Federal Pre-Budgetary Consultations 2008

arrowAugust 2008: Kids First submission to BC Early Learning Agency on all-day schooling for 3 to 5 year olds

arrowSpring 2008: Kids First Submission to the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science, and Technology re: OECD "Starting Strong II" Report and Kids First Policy Recommendations

arrowJune 2007: Transcript of Presentation and Q & A Re: Bill C-303 to HUMA

arrowApril 2007: Kids First Submission Opposing Discriminatory Bill C-303 (in English and in French)

arrowFall 2006: Submission to Ministerial Advisory Committee on the Government of Canada's Child Care Spaces Initiative

arrow2006: Kids First policy recommendations: Inclusion, Equality, Empowerment, Sustainability Policy for Families with Dependent Children

arrowOct 2006: Federal Finance Committee Pre-Budgetary Hearings—Official Transcript—Kids First presentation and Q and A

arrowOctober 2005: Federal Finance Committee Pre-Budgetary Hearings—Official Transcript—Kids First presentation and Q and A

arrow September 2005: Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budgetary Consultations

arrowOct 1998: Transcript of presentation to Finance Committee Pre-Budgetary Consultations by Cathy Perri, President of Kids First; Cathy Buchanan, Treasurer of Kids First; and Bev Smith and Heather Gore-Hickman as individuals who are also members of Kids First

arrowApril 1998: Presentation to Finance Committee by Maria Conti, Ontario Rep for Kids First

arrowOct 1997: Presentation to the Finance Committee by Cheryl Stewart for Kids First

Submissions by Others

arrowMar 2010 Ontario Bill 242--legislation regrading all-day kindergarten and all-day all-year in-school daycare:
Read Kate Tennier's Submission re Bill 242

Bill 242 Submission of Jonas Himmelstrand (member of Swedish groups Haro and Children's Right to Parents' Time) and text of the attached speech and sources.

Other Pro-Parent Policies

arrowLiberal policies:
1999: "Final Report of the Sub-Committee on Tax Equity for Families with Dependent Children"

The Liberal government's abandoned policy stressed equality and dramatically improving financial support for parental child care-see especially the PRINCIPLES emphasizing respect for parental choice and equality for our choices

From pensions for "stay at home mums" to beer and popcorn: How the Liberal party reversed its policy on children and families

Read the pro-parent Liberal Government Report on Tax Equity for Families with Dependent Children
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