Child Care: Myths and Realities

Myth: “Giving money directly to parents gives them more choice, such as the Canada Child Benefit (CCB).”
Myth: “Canada can’t afford a national child care program.”
Myth: “A public child care system will lead to a one-size-fits-all program.”
Myth: “Don’t have children if you can’t afford to care for them.”
Myth: "Child care is bad for kids."
Myth: "Government child care is culturally inappropriate."
Myth: "Public child care erodes family values."
Myth: "We can’t just leave it up to other people to raise our children."
Myth: “Affordable childcare will be lower quality than for-profit child care.”