VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 02, 2016) -  On Tuesday, May 3, the Fraser Institute will release a new study exploring the wide range of government-funded childcare programs in Canada including daycare programs, cash benefits and tax deductions flowing to families with chil­dren.

Child Care in Canada: Examining the Status Quo in 2015 spotlights federal and provincial programs and their characteristics in terms of eligibility, benefits, and coverage.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on May 3 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information:

Prof. Christopher Sarlo, Study co-author
Senior Fellow
Fraser Institute

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Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238