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Child care services industry, 1999

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The Daily
Statistics Canada
government document
Publication Date: 
26 Apr 2002

Excerpt from abstract: This article examines the childcare services industry in Canada, and is divided into three parts. The first analyses the demand for childcare services, including the $3.5 billion that households spent on these services. Part two examines the financial characteristics of the industry and the roles played by the non-profit sector and government fee-subsidy and grant programs. The final section looks at characteristics of the childcare workforce.