Reference List for Advocacy Q-Cards:

Adverse Childhood Experiences (April 1,2016) Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from

Air Traffic Control (2018) Alberta Family Wellness Initiative. Retrieved from

Alexander, C., Beckman, K., Macdonald, A., Rehner, C. and Stewart, M. (2017) Ready for Life: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Early Childhood Education and Care. Conference Board of Canada. Retrieved from

Alexander, C. and Ignjatovic, D. (2012) Early Childhood Education Has Widespread and Long Lasting Benefits. TD Economics Special Report. Retrieved from

Early Child Development Mapping Initiative (2014) How are our young children doing? Final Report of the Early Child Mapping Project. Edmonton, AB: Government of Alberta. For more information, visit

Evans, Gary W., Brooks-Gunn, J. and Klebanov, P. (2011) Stressing Out The Poor: Chronic Physiological Stress and the Income-Achievement Gap. Community Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco 23 (2). Retrieved from

Friendly, M., and Macdonald, D. (2017) Time Out: Child Care Fees in Canada, 2017. Toronto, ON: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Retrieved from

ParticipACTION (2018) Canadian Kids Need to Move More to Boost Their Brain Health: ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. For more information, visit

Poverty and Early Literacy (2018) Calgary Reads. Retrieved from