News

31
Jul

Canadian men are doing more chores - just not as often as women: statistics Canada

Women spend an hour more on household every day, new data shows EXCERPTS Women, if you feel like you've been pulling more than your weight around the house, and guys, if you feel like you're...
30
Jul

Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF) gives notice that the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, September 27/18 at 12:00 p.m. EST via webinar, for the following...
30
Jul

Childcare shake-up neglects family day care workers, but we can learn from garment workers’ experience

EXCERPTS The federal government has rolled out new Child Care Subsidyarrangements based on parents’ earnings. Recent policy changes emphasise the need for quality childcare. To this end, policy has promoted minimum...
30
Jul

Speakers: Mom and dad can't work without day care

EXCERPTS There’s no question there are some high quality day care providers in Wapello County. But without at least 1,000 more slots, the community risks losing good-paying jobs to cities with a higher percentage of...
30
Jul

Speakers: Mom and dad can't work without day care

EXCERPTS There’s no question there are some high quality day care providers in Wapello County. But without at least 1,000 more slots, the community risks losing good-paying jobs to cities with a higher percentage of...
30
Jul

New program aimed at preschool children a 'huge win for the deaf community'

EXCERPTS Preschool-aged children in Regina and Saskatoon who are deaf and hard of hearing will have access to a new early learning program this fall. "This is seen as a huge win for the deaf community," said Nairn...
30
Jul

Province expands opportunities in early childhood education

EXCERPTS Creating more opportunities for Nova Scotians who want to pursue a career in early childhood education will strengthen and develop the workforce and help meet the needs of families with young children....
30
Jul

Opinion: Think summer child care is tough? Low-income families deal with that all year

EXCERPTS Summertime throws into relief the mismatch between work and family life. Working parents in middle- and upper-income families have stitched together activities for kids by now. Maybe the 6-year-old is enrolled...
30
Jul

Fathers, your time off is past its due date

The economic case for paternity leave is compelling EXCERPTS It’s 2018 and much of the world is still trying to justify why fathers matter. The U.S. doesn’t federally mandate parental leave...
25
Jul

Onex Corp. buys Dutch child-care company KidsFoundation for undisclosed price

EXCERPTS TORONTO — Onex Corp. says it has agreed to buy Dutch daycare company KidsFoundation Holdings B.V. for an undisclosed price. The Toronto-based private equity firm says KidsFoundation is the largest child-care...

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