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Aug

Scheer pledges new tax credit, says it will make parental leave benefits 'tax-free'

EXCERPTS Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will campaign on a pledge to make parental leave benefits “tax-free.” He is promising to do that by offering a new tax credit of 15 per cent on any income earned from the...
22
Aug

How can the comparability of early childhood education and care statistics be improved?

Education indicators in focus #70 EXCERPTS  • The types of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services available to children and parents vary significantly both within and across OECD...
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Aug

Manitoba PCs pledge child-care subsidy, while NDP says waitlists grew under Tories

EXCERPTS Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives are pledging measures they say would boost private-sector delivery of child-care spaces if they're re-elected next month, but the NDP say waitlists have grown under the PC...
22
Aug

Manitoba Child Care Association's questions for candidates and their responses

Questions for candidates If elected, what will your government do to develop an inclusive approach that meets all the elements of the system - affordability, accessibility and quality? If your party is elected, how many...
22
Aug

Constructions of early childhood education and care provision: Negotiating discourses

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22
Aug

Universal child care, maternal employment, and children’s long-run outcomes: Evidence from the U.S. Lanham Act of 1940

Discussion Paper No. 7846 ABSTRACT 
22
Aug

Manitoba votes: Tories promise $500 per month child care subsidy for lower-income families

EXCERPTS The Progressive Conservatives are promising to create a new child care funding program to cover child care costs and help improve the availability of child care in the province. The child care funding program...
22
Aug

Critics call it 'shortsighted' and 'wrong', but Ontario government moving forward with municipal funding cuts

Toronto mayor softens criticism but city's health board chair calls cuts 'an attack' EXCERPTS Child-care and health-care advocates are slamming the provincial government's plan to go ahead...
22
Aug

Municipalities to share cost for child care spaces

Carolyn Ferns of the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care talks about how child care spaces will be impacted by the premier's cuts to child care funding.
22
Aug

A decade of reflection: Early childhood care and education in Ireland 1996-2006

Conference papers In November, 2006, the CSER, given developments since the Childcare (PreSchool) Regulations (1996) hosted a seminar with key national and international experts to consider...

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