SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 02, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How Much Money Do Governments in Canada Spend on Childcare? New Study Coming Tuesday, May 3

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 02, 2016) -  On Tuesday, May 3, the Fraser Institute will release a new study exploring the wide range of government-funded childcare programs in Canada including daycare programs, cash benefits and tax deductions flowing to families with chil­dren.

Child Care in Canada: Examining the Status Quo in 2015 spotlights federal and provincial programs and their characteristics in terms of eligibility, benefits, and coverage.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on May 3 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information

    Prof. Christopher Sarlo, Study co-author
    Senior Fellow
    Fraser Institute

    For media interviews, please contact:

    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 ext. 238