Brad Wallace January 16, 2015 Canada Lags In Providing Right Environment For Healthy Child Development Brad Wallace January 16, 2015 Huh. Who woulda thunkit? I would have thought we were better than that. The study found that Canada’s children are ranked at 17th. Surprisingly, it was a status quo that has remained unchanged in the last 10 years. In terms of children’s relationships with parents, Canada ranked 25th.