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Apr

CCCF/CNAC Outdoor Play Webinar Series: Outdoor Play as Marker of Quality in Early Learning

Join us for a FREE webinar on Apr 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM Join the Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF) and the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada (CNAC) as we present the first instalment of our outdoor play webinar...
10
Apr

Why an Ontario tax credit for child care is a bad idea

EXCERPTS Premier Doug Ford’s government in Ontario is expected to announce a tax credit for child care expenses in its first budget. A child care tax credit would fulfill a major campaign promise from last year’s...
10
Apr

A child care policy for the people? Probably not.

EXCERPTS The Ontario Conservatives’ first budget is being delivered on Thursday. Normally this is the first opportunity for the public to compare the government’s plan with any promises the governing party made trying...
10
Apr

How much will Doug Ford's tax credit for child care cost?

EXCERPTS Doug Ford’s promised in the last election to deliver child care affordability for a small amount of money ($389 million per year) for all children in Ontario 0-14 years of age. That’s a total of 2.2 million...
10
Apr

Editorial: Light at the end of the Squamish childcare tunnel

EXCERPTS A Squamish new dad says the final straw forcing his family to sell their home and move from Squamish is the lack of accessible and affordable childcare. This is an extreme real-life example of what many parents...
10
Apr

Mandatory paternity leave might be Wall Street's best bet for gender equality

EXCERPTS It was enough to warrant a story all of its own: the courageous investment banker who actually took his paternity leave.
10
Apr

Equal Pay Day statement

EXCERPTS Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, issued the following statement recognizing Equal Pay Day. "On Equal Pay Day, it is important to note how far Canadian...
10
Apr

Survey on Early Learning and Child Care arrangements, 2019

EXCERPTS About 60% of children under the age of 6 participated in some form of formal or informal child care in the previous three months. This represented almost 1.4 million young children. The type and quality of non-...
10
Apr

5 things to expect from an NDP or UCP government

Here are the top promises from each party's platform EXCERPTS NDP Leader Rachel Notley is promising a better province with more signature bills if Albertans chose to re-elect her party. Her...
10
Apr

A world ready to learn: Prioritizing quality early childhood education

EXCERPTS from the Introduction

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