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15
Aug

'It's shocking': Parents scrambling as North York daycare closes with 1 day's notice

Willowbrae Academy sent letter on Thursday advising parents they're closing their doors Friday EXCERPTS Parents are scrambling after receiving a letter from a daycare in North York Thursday...
15
Aug

Quebec turns to daycare workers to fill shortage of kindergarten teachers

But childcare centers worry that will only aggravate their own labour shortage EXCERPTS The Quebec government wants to address a province-wide shortage of kindergarten teachers by recruiting...
15
Aug

Child care demand in Nunavut lags rest of country

EXCERPTS Nunavummiut make the least use of early learning and child care services in the country, according to new data from Statistics Canada. Only 36.7 per cent of Nunavummiut newborns to five year olds are dropped...
15
Aug

Structural characteristics and process quality in early childhood education and care

A literature review
15
Aug

Why it’s so hard to compare early childhood education and care across the world

EXCERPTS  There is a growing consensus across the world about the importance of quality early childhood education and care (ECEC). Evidence shows that participating in high-quality ECEC can have a positive effect on...
15
Aug

Seven new Government of Canada projects will support innovative practices in early learning and child care in the Greater Toronto Area

EXCERPTS The first years of life are essential for children's development and future well-being. The Government of Canada is committed to promoting and investing in innovative projects that support early development to...
15
Aug

Feds announce $1.8 mil for early childhood development in GTA

EXCERPTS The federal government has announced nearly 1.8-million dollars in funding for early childhood development projects in the Greater Toronto area. It says the projects are aimed at finding new and innovative ways...
15
Aug

Family-friendly policies at workplace increase productivity

Benefits of breastfeeding to both a mother and her child cannot be underscored. EXCERPTS In May 2017, Larissa Waters, an Australian MP, made headlines across the world when she breastfed her...
15
Aug

Childcare expansion in Grey County

28 new spaces are coming to childcare facilities in Owen Sound, Durham and Holstein. EXCERPTS Grey County has approved some expansions including 28 new spaces in childcare facilities in Owen...
15
Aug

Parents in a panic amid Queensborough's child-care crisis

No where is immune from the child-care shortage, but Queensborough is hit especially hard EXCERPTS As the school year approaches, Queensborough parents are worrying that a lack of child care...

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