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18
Jan

How America's 'childcare deserts' are driving women out of the workforce

Rising daycare costs have put the spotlight on Washington state in a country offering little support for parents seeking childcare   EXCERPTS Not long after the 2016 election, Shelby McGowan...
18
Jan

Minister acknowledges 'challenges' to families as daycares raise costs due to minimum wage hike

One family says daycare responding to minimum wage hike by upping fees by $368 per month   EXCERPTS Ontario's minister overseeing daycare and early childhood education acknowledged Monday...
18
Jan

Coalition defends childcare policy after documents reveal areas hardest hit by changes

Families in Blaxland, Fenner, Lingiari, Warringah, Wentworth, Rankin, Wakefield and Denison among those receiving less   EXCERPTS Is the glass half empty or half full? It may depend on which...
18
Jan

Your letters: Child-care programs left in the dark

Daycare sticker shock tied to minimum wage, Jan. 14   EXCERPTS It is tragic and unfortunate to hear that many child-care programs across Toronto have had to raise their rates quite...
18
Jan

Flexible hours and pay transparency needed to close gender pay gap

Female empowerment ‘key theme’ for government, says Flanagan   EXCERPTS Flexible working hours across all sectors, complete pay transparency and a new approach towards maternity and parental...
17
Jan

Wynne to shuffle several senior cabinet posts

Wynne to shuffle out ministers not seeking re-election   EXCERPTS Premier Kathleen Wynne is shuffling several senior portfolios in her cabinet, less than five months before the Ontario...
17
Jan

Junior kindergarten for 4-year-olds

The quality of the educational environment and its association with school readiness among children from disadvantaged backgrounds   Overview The academic success of children from...
17
Jan

Réussite éducative: Stratégie 0-8 ans

Association Québécois des Centre de Petit Enfants (AQCPE)   EXCERPTS Montréal, 16 janvier 2018 – L’Association québécoise des CPE (AQCPE) considère que les modalités annoncées aujourd’hui...
17
Jan

Canada-US women's group created by Trudeau, Ivanka Trump issues first proposals

  EXCERPTS A Canada-U.S. women-in-business group created by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump released its first set of recommendations Wednesday, proposing more affordable child care and a...
17
Jan

Quebec’s childcare program at 20

How it has done, and what the rest of Canada can learn   Description Twenty years since the inception of Quebec's child care program, Pierre Fortin offers an economic analysis of and insight...

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