By Tom Langford

Daycare in Alberta has had a remarkably sturdy historical past as a arguable factor. because the overdue Fifties, disputes over daycare courses, guidelines, and investment were a ordinary characteristic of political existence within the province. Alberta's Daycare Controversy strains the improvement of daycare rules and courses in Alberta, with specific emphasis on coverage judgements and software tasks that experience provoked massive debate and fight between electorate. Langford brings to mild the general public controversies that happened over the past 4 many years of the 20th century and the 1st decade of the hot millennium, putting modern concerns in old context and looking ahead to the weather of destiny coverage struggles.

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21 The City of Edmonton’s administration responded to Minister Cross’s proposal in haste without considering evidence on the need for wartime day nurseries in Edmonton and without any discussion with either the CSA or the EDCC. ”22 Despite lobbying from the EDCC, including a presentation to city council on 27 September 1943, the three city commissioners (two bureaucrats and Mayor John Fry) persisted in their hardline position. ”23 If the provincial government had been lukewarm about wartime day nurseries, it could have used the City of Edmonton’s intransigence in the fall of 1943 as an excuse to mothball the program.

The Manning government of 1943–44 exhibited considerable pragmatism in its consideration of wartime day nurseries, even if at its philosophical heart was a social conservatism that celebrated the care of young children by mothers at home. That pragmatism covered gaining benefits from the Dominion government for Albertans and building sufficient popular support to ensure the election of the Social Credit League to a third consecutive term. This suggests that only compelling practical advantages would have prompted the Manning Early Efforts to Organize Day Nurseries, 1908–45 33 government to consider reopening the matter, and such advantages never materialized during the latter half of 1944.

That pragmatism covered gaining benefits from the Dominion government for Albertans and building sufficient popular support to ensure the election of the Social Credit League to a third consecutive term. This suggests that only compelling practical advantages would have prompted the Manning Early Efforts to Organize Day Nurseries, 1908–45 33 government to consider reopening the matter, and such advantages never materialized during the latter half of 1944. Accommodating and Challenging the Gender Order A number of arguments were put forward by advocates in Alberta to justify the establishment of wartime day nurseries, notably labour shortages, child neglect, juvenile delinquency, and child development.

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