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20
Sep

Canada ranks No. 34 in survey of 37 countries for parenting — here’s how to do better

  EXCERPTS While Canada is better off than many when it comes to parents’ work-life balance, a new ranking shows there’s still room for improvement. The small list by U.K.-based business solutions site, Expert Market,...
20
Sep

Alberta's first licensed on-reserve daycare opens at Kapawe’no First Nation

  EXCERPTS Last July, Kapawe’no First Nation contacted the province with a unique proposal. The northern Alberta community of Grouard had a daycare since 2014, but Chief Frank Halcrow wanted it to become provincially...
20
Sep

Childcare challenge for shift workers

  EXCERPTS Low-paid young parents, especially those working shifts and zero-hours contracts, struggle to manage childcare, according to research by the TUC. A survey by the Trades Union Congress of more than 1,000...
20
Sep

Australian women spend twice as much time on childcare and chores than men

  EXCERPTS Australia Bureau of Statistics says women spend average of two hours and 52 minutes a day on domestic work and 59 minutes on childcare. Women continue to bear the mental load in Australian households,...
20
Sep

How to improve women's economic security and ensure the equal participation of women in the Canadian economy

An Interim Report submitted by the New Democratic Party of Canada To the Government of Canada SUMMARYOTTAWA - The Status of Women Committee was supposed to meet on Tuesday but that meeting...
20
Sep

'All talk no action': NDP casts doubt on Trudeau's feminist credentials

  EXCERPTS The NDP is casting doubt on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s feminist credentials and demanding he move quicker on pay equity legislation and national childcare. The party’s women’s critic Sheila Malcolmson...
20
Sep

Better jobs for mums and dads

A TUC Report  Key findings Half of young parents (51%) working in low-paid jobs like retail, social care and childcare have a boss who's never spoken to them about their workplace policies...
20
Sep

An examination of the role and responsibilities of kindergarten in multidisciplinary collaboration on behalf of children with severe disabilities

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19
Sep

Increasing access to early childhood education and care in Canada: The case for a more equitable system for Canadians under 5

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19
Sep

The key characteristics of Danish/Nordic child care culture

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