How do we measure up?

Comparing Canada’s family policy to other nations

September 1, 2005 | by Peter Shawn Taylor
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  1. While the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada promotes a 1 per cent of GDP expenditure on child care for Canada, the group misrepresents the actual cost of this as only $10 billion. In fact Canadian GDP is $1.3 trillion and 1 per cent would be $13 billion.