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15
Sep

Subsidizing childcare, promoting business spending will aid in recovery: report

Scotia report proposes fiscal policy strategy to rebuilding economy EXCERPTS Canada’s post-pandemic recovery plan should aim to combat two longstanding economic weaknesses — lower female...
15
Sep

The she-covery project: Confronting the gendered economic impacts of COVID-19 in Ontario

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15
Sep

Letter: Furey’s commitment to $25-a-day child care is wise public policy

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14
Sep

Sociology professor champions childcare

Newly-appointed Duff Roblin professor to continue research on families and public policy EXCERPTS The University of Manitoba faculty of arts named Susan Prentice, a professor in the...
14
Sep

Canada: Report says child care is key to women's recovery from economic impacts of COVID-19

The health crisis has so far pushed women's participation in the labour force down to its lowest level in three decades EXCERPTS TORONTO — Flexible work arrangements, affordable child-care...
14
Sep

$$$ to help child care with COVID-19 needs

EXCERPTS Hastings County is in line to receive extra funding to help with child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The provincial and federal governments will provide $1.39 million to help the child care sector adapt to...
14
Sep

Child care key to women's recovery from economic impacts of COVID-19: report

EXCERPTS TORONTO -- Flexible work arrangements, affordable child-care offerings and training for new jobs are all key to helping women recover from a “she-cession,” says the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Those ideas are...
14
Sep

COVID-19 has nearly destroyed the childcare industry—and it might be too late to save it

EXCERPTS Jenna Antico, a 31-year-old childcare operator in Sarasota, Fla., thought 2020 would be a pivotal year for her business. The daycare facility she started building in 2015 was turning a steady profit, so she...
14
Sep

No masks, no distancing: Schools in Denmark defy COVID-19 — with success so far

EXCERPTS Every seat in Jens Rodgaard's Grade 5 class is full — there is no physical distance at all.  When a student raises their hand with a question, Rodgaard is by their side in an instant and leans in to help. "You...
11
Sep

Should national childcare be in the throne speech?

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