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04
Dec

Policy can work. Just compare the Canadian and U.S. labour markets

EXCERPTS  For ages, labour participation in the United States and Canada moved virtually in lockstep.See article for tables.  In 1997, about 84 per cent of Americans in their prime working years (ages 25 to 54) were...
04
Dec

Policy can work. Just compare the Canadian and U.S. labour markets

EXCERPTS  For ages, labour participation in the United States and Canada moved virtually in lockstep.See article for tables.  In 1997, about 84 per cent of Americans in their prime working years (ages 25 to 54) were...
04
Dec

Gender equality in Europe ‘advancing at snail’s pace’

Women's rights debates take centre stage at this year's World Forum for Democracy at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. EXCERPTS  Gender equality in Europe is “advancing at a snail’s pace...
04
Dec

Gender equality in Europe ‘advancing at snail’s pace’

Women's rights debates take centre stage at this year's World Forum for Democracy at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. EXCERPTS  Gender equality in Europe is “advancing at a snail’s pace...
04
Dec

Adoptive parents need more time off to bond with kids, say Western researchers

An additional 15 weeks of leave could grant parents more time to bond with their children EXCERPTS  A group of Western University researchers and community partners are asking Canadian...
04
Dec

Adoptive parents need more time off to bond with kids, say Western researchers

An additional 15 weeks of leave could grant parents more time to bond with their children EXCERPTS  A group of Western University researchers and community partners are asking Canadian...
04
Dec

Regina daycare still calling for property tax exemptions

EXCERPTS A Regina daycare is renewing its call for property tax exemptions for licensed, non-profit childcare centres as the city’s executive committee considers a policy on how to grant them to non-profit organizations...
04
Dec

Montreal daycare invites drag queen Barbada for storytime

Over The Rainbow daycare wants every child to feel safe ‘no matter what they’re wearing’ EXCERPTS  When Barbada — who is more than six feet tall without her heels on — arrived at Over The...
04
Dec

Penticton YMCA child care centre opening in 2019

A hiring blitz is taking place for a new 59 space YMCA child care centre EXCERPTS  A new child care centre is opening in Penticton. The Queen’s Park YMCA Child Care centre will open March 4,...
04
Dec

Victoria mayor, councillor call for city-wide daycare action plan

EXCERPTS  Victoria should create and implement a city-wide child-care action plan to increase access to child care in neighbourhoods across the city, say Coun. Jeremy Loveday and Mayor Lisa Helps. The two are proposing...

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