CCPA Fast Facts: Non-Profit Child Care Superior to Commercial Sector

May 21, 2009

A recent study said Alberta's primarily for-profit child care system is better than the primarily not for profit systems in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Noted child care researcher Susan Prentice produced a fact sheet on the study pointing out that Alberta has higher costs for child care and lower access for low income families. In addition, she notes complaints about quality in Alberta and recent shocking information from Alberta's Ombudsman noting 90% of complaints about quality were in the commercial sector. 

To read the two page report, please click here.

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