Alberta's Daycare Controversy
From 1908 to 2009-- and BeyondBook - 2011
Day care in Alberta has had a remarkably durable history as acontroversial issue. Since the late 1950s, disputes over day careprograms, policies, and funding have been a recurring feature ofpolitical life in the province.
Alberta's Day Care Controversy traces the developmentof day care policies and programs in Alberta, with particular emphasison policy decisions and program initiatives that have provokedconsiderable debate and struggle among citizens. Langford brings tolight the public controversies that occurred during the last fourdecades of the twentieth century and the first decade of the newmillennium, placing contemporary issues in historical context andanticipating the elements of future policy struggles.