Child Care Co-operatives – A Research Report
Prepared for the Co-operatives Secretariat and Human Resources and Social Development Canada.
Child Care Co-operatives in Canada 2007 examines the situation of co-operative child care in Canada. Through research based on qualitative methods, including interviews with child care co-operative spokespersons and government officials, as well as the latest statistical data available, the report paints a complete portrait of co-op child care and provides an analysis of the enabling environment and possibilities for future development. The situation of co-operative child care in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States is also examined and lessons drawn for possible application in Canada.