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Jun

Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework

 Overview  The Government of Canada has released a new Mulitlateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework. This Framework makes a commitment by governments to work towards investments to increase quality,...
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Jun

National early learning and child-care framework aims for 40,000 new spaces

  EXCERPTS In partnership with most provinces and territories, the federal government has announced a new framework to foster "fully inclusive" early education and child care services across the country, while...
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Jun

Ottawa signs child-care deal targeting families in need

  EXCERPTS The Liberal government has a signed a national child-care agreement with the provinces and territories aimed at helping families who need it most. Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos was joined by his...
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Jun

The National for June 12, 2017

Child care segment, minute 7
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Jun

National child-care plan targets families in need

  EXCERPTS Ontario and other provinces will be able to spend $7 billion in new federal child-care dollars on programs that are high quality, accessible, affordable, flexible and inclusive, according to a 10-year funding...
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Jun

Liberals announce new child-care agreement, but who will it help?

  EXCERPTS The federal government will spend $7 billion to create 40,000 new childcare spaces. Politicians meeting in Ottawa patted themselves on the back for this, but as David Akin reports, critics worry today's deal...
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Jun

Fed child-care funds not a magic fix

  EXCERPTS Manitoba's approach has failed, and a new approach to organize and fund child care is needed. If throwing more money at taxpayer-funded child care, as the Trudeau government is proposing, was all that was...
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Jun

Des milliards d'Ottawa pour les garderies (translation available)

  EXCERPTS (Ottawa) Le gouvernement Trudeau et l'ensemble des provinces, sauf le Québec, sont parvenus à un accord historique qui jettera les premières fondations d'un réseau national de garderies. En vertu de cet...
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Jun

NHPR's Rewind: What we can learn from Italian child care

  EXCERPTS Child care in the U.S. is expensive. For a typical family, child care can take up to a third of the household income. For years, Democrats and Republicans have debated tax deductions, subsidies, and how to...
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Jun

Dad of 2 slams N.L. government's child care help as 'laughable'

  EXCERPTS The Newfoundland and Labrador government should hold off patting itself on the back for upping the income threshold for child care subsidies, according to one father with two kids in daycare. "It doesn't...

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