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23
Nov

A thousand nurseries close as free childcare scheme falters

Providers resorting to ‘unethical’ practices to replace funding shortfall in England   EXCERPTS More than 1,000 nurseries and childminders have gone out of business in England since the...
23
Nov

Why longer parental leave may not shorten wait times for P.E.I. daycares

New rules allowing for 18-months leave take effect Dec. 3, but how many Islanders can take advantage of it?   EXCERPTS New rules allowing for 18-months parental leave aren't likely to shorten...
22
Nov

Manitoba: Speech from the throne: Child care and early years education

  EXCERPTS Government of Manitoba press release:Child care and early years education
22
Nov

Liberal government urged to be more aggressive in tackling poverty

  EXCERPTS A coalition of social policy advocates is urging the Liberal government to be more aggressive in tackling poverty, releasing a detailed report Tuesday with specific actions they hope to see in the 2018 budget...
22
Nov

The integration of early childhood systems within education

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22
Nov

Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines for the early years (0-4 years)

  Introduction All types of movement matter, and a balance of moving, sleeping and sitting is required for best health. Even if a child is getting enough physical activity in a day, the health benefits can be reduced by...
22
Nov

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

'Tummy time' recommended for babies under 12 months to help develop neck and back muscles   EXCERPTS New guidelines released by Canadian researchers on Monday say kids aged one to four should...
22
Nov

A poverty-free Canada requires Federal leadership: 2017 report card on child and family poverty in Canada

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22
Nov

2017 report card calls for Federal leadership to build a poverty-free Canada

  EXCERPTS As Canada's 150th year since confederation closes, the federal government must seize the opportunity to usher in a new poverty-free era, according to Campaign 2000's 2017 report card on child and family...
22
Nov

Ontario urged to make ending child poverty an election issue

Annual child-poverty report being released in Ottawa Tuesday looks to all parties to address the issue in the 2018 Ontario election.   EXCERPTS Ontario’s proposed $15 minimum wage,...

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