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06
Jun

Free after-school program offered to school children in Regina

EXCERPTS As a working parent, Kristen Ardell is constantly working around her children’s schedule. “I think a lot of people struggle with the cost of daycare,” Ardell said. “Especially those initial hours right after...
06
Jun

Government of Canada announces members of new expert panel on early learning and child care data and research

EXCERPTS  The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting parents, families and communities in their efforts to ensure the best possible future for their children. Today, the Honourable Jean‑Yves Duclos...
06
Jun

ChildCare Education Institute offers no-cost onlince course on advocacy for the center, parents, children and staff

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06
Jun

Province announces more local childcare spaces

EXCERPTS The province is investing nearly three million dollars in three childcare centres in the Cowichan Valley, helping local families along the way. The Cowichan Valley School District and non-profit organizations...
06
Jun

Preschool benefits all children, but not all children get it. Here's what the government can do about that

EXCERPTS Leading up to the election, Labor campaigned on an ambitious suite of early childhood policies, including 15 hours of funded preschool for every Australian three-year-old and A$4 billion to increase childcare...
06
Jun

Ford government creating child care chaos, say parents and educators

EXCERPTS Nearly a year after the Ford government was elected, parents and educators are calling out the province's handling of child care. "At every step, the Ford government is making child care less stable, less...
06
Jun

Daycare dilemma in rural areas: Plans underway to close childcare gaps in Baddeck, Port Hood

EXCERPTS Grassroots organizations are working to create licensed daycares in rural Cape Breton. A group of parents has banded together in Inverness County to create a childcare space inside an existing school. Project...
05
Jun

Infancy and early childhood matter so much because of attachment

EXCERPTS  We are born to connect. As human beings we are relational and we need biological, emotional and psychological connection with others. We learn how to connect and create the patterns we form during our infancy...
05
Jun

New $7M childcare centre opens in Vancouver’s Marpole neighbourhood

EXCERPTS The City of Vancouver and YMCA held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday for the new Kids at Marine YMCA daycare centre. The new centre will provide 37 affordable childcare spaces for infants and toddlers. With a...
30
May

Ford government balks at restoring child care fund that helped keep parent fees down

EXCERPTS The Ford government is not restoring a $50 million fund that helped daycares keep fees down for parents, despite the premier’s pledge this week to reverse provincial child care cuts. The fund was a “one-time”...

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