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26
Mar

Urgent Open Letter to Canada’s P/T Ministers – Coordinated Early Learning and Child Care Planning on COVID-19

The CCCF with the support of its pan-Canadian affiliates have sent an open letter to all Ministers–federal, provincial and territorial–responsible for Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) calling for coordinated action...
26
Mar

Coronavirus: Childcare options for essential workers in Saskatchewan

EXCERPTED Childcare centres are being prepared to help emergency and coronavirus pandemic response workers. The government of Saskatchewan is working to re-purpose childcare facilities in schools to provide 2,300 spaces...
26
Mar

N.B. working to get children of essential services workers in daycare during state of emergency

EXCERPTED More than 1,100 New Brunswick families are looking for childcare spaces during the provincial state of emergency, officials say. The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development says there are 2,755...
25
Mar

COVI-19 resources: State child care actions in response to COVID-19

  The hunt institute has created a chart outlining each state in the United States child care actions in response to COVID-19. The chart shows: the child care agency, child care closure status (noting: indivual...
25
Mar

77 Manitoba daycares open, but mixed messages lead to ‘chaos, confusion’: providers

EXCERPTED At least 77 daycares opened their doors in Manitoba on Monday, but the executive director of the Manitoba Child Care Association says mixed messages about whether to stay open are sowing “chaos, confusion and...
25
Mar

What parents paying for child care in N.L. need to know

Education department announces funding for daycares, child-care centres to offset costs to parents EXCERPTED Parents who had children enrolled in regulated child-care centres across...
25
Mar

The U.S. Coronavirus response must meet health workers' child care needs

EXCERPTS When West Virginia confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on March 17, the United States passed a grim new milestone: The novel coronavirus that causes this disease has spread to all states, plus Washington, D.C...
25
Mar

Babies don't do social distancing

EXCERPTS From the moment their day starts, early educators are cradling infants, getting that toddler to blow their nose, or gathering children for story time. While schools have closed for millions of students,...
25
Mar

Opinion: Child care - and parents young children - need a bailout

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25
Mar

Scramble for childcare in Madrid as schools closed over coronavirus

The regional government has added a two-week shutdown of nurseries, schools and universities to its defence measures EXCERPTS Schools in Madrid are beginning a two-week shutdown after a...

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