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Mar

Sask. school daycares remain open for children of health care, essential service workers

EXCERPTED Bridget Fleming has always faced challenges finding childcare. Fleming, a paramedic who works a 24-hour on-call shift out of Yorkton, was only able to return to work after the birth of her son Kason six years...
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Mar

Operational requirements unsuitable should daycare open for essential workers: Operators

EXCERPTED Some regulated child care centres are raising the alarm over what they see as strong-arm tactics being used by government to provide care to the children of essential workers. Day care operators say they have...
27
Mar

Child care and COVID-19

EXCERPTED March 20, 2020 Dear friends and supporters: We hope that you and your family are safe and well-supported during this critical time.
27
Mar

Daycare spaces reopen for children of Alberta's essential workers

Eligibility, restrictions will fluctuate on recommendations from province's top doctor EXCERPTED Select daycare centres across Alberta are preparing to reopen their doors to thousands of...
27
Mar

Information for schools and licensed early child care programs

EXCERPTED Information on Licensed Early Learning and Child CareUpdated: Thursday, March 26, 2020 In this section Information for licensed early learning and child care programs Why don’t school closures extend to...
27
Mar

ECEC needs urgent and tough COVID-19 rules, Union says, releasing plan

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) services need increased hygiene and safety measures in their services, the United Workers Union has said, and if these cannot be put in place, services should “be shut down to...
27
Mar

Many NWT daycares and day homes stay open in a time of childcare crisis

While schools are closed and youth programs cancelled, daycares and day homes in the NWT remain open – providing vital childcare, but not without concern. EXCERPTED The territory's chief...
27
Mar

In-home child-care providers face tough decisions despite government aid

EXCERPTED In-home child-care providers feel bypassed by the provincial government’s compensation plans, some of whom face a total loss of income. While larger group child-care facilities that stay open can access $20,...
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Mar

Newsletter - Child care and COVID-19

EXCERPTED CAMPAIGNS AND ISSUES Child Care and COVID-19 The BC Government’s March 20th news release announced supports for the child care sector during the COVID-19 crisis, followed by an FAQ...
27
Mar

United Workers Union ECEC rules to stop spread of COVID-19

EXCERPTED UNITED WORKERS UNION ECEC RULES TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19: Staff, parents and the community must have confidence that centres are doing everything they can to have safe and healthy centres that are...

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