Quebec's universal $7 / day child care program takes some of the credit for increasing the birth rate in Quebec. Andrew Chung reports that Quebec families are having more children.
"Quebec's govenrment has created many program over the last decade to convince parents that they can both work and have children.
Parents may access a vast network of subsidized daycare for $7 a day; there are extensive after school programs; and its parental leave program is much more generous than the federal government provides elsewhere.
The statistics show a large increase in women aged 35 to 44 giving birth, but also a change in that more women in their 20's are giving birth"
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