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25
Mar

COVID-19 crisis response must address gender faultlines

EXCERPTEDCOVID-19 crisis response must address gender faultlines With each passing day, the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic is coming into sharper view. Cancelled events, shuttered offices, suspended classes—we are all...
25
Mar

The coronavirus puts child care sector in need of a bailout

The closure of child care centers due to COVID-19 has forced a profound reckoning about the state of the American child care system. EXCERPTS Parents across the Commonwealth face a painful...
25
Mar

Emergency daycares to open in Ontario, but not for federal workers

Childcare advocate calls for national protocols, guidelines for emergency centres EXCERPTS Federal public servants are currently not on the list of "essential workers" who will soon be able...
24
Mar

CCCF’s Essential ECEs

Supporting Canada’s ELCC sector, download a copy of the CCCF’s Essential ECEs image for printing and social media here.
23
Mar

Alberta has 195 COVID-19 cases; some child care centres to reopen for essential service workers

EXCERPTS On Friday, health officials said there had been 49 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Alberta in the last 24 hours, bringing the total up to 195. Alberta’s chief medical officer of health said the majority of...
23
Mar

Child care for core service workers

Government will begin reopening select licensed child care centres to provide child care for core service workers. EXCERPTED Children’s Services is working with child care providers to open...
23
Mar

Alberta to reopen selected daycares to assist health care workers

EXCERPTS The province is starting the process to reopen some daycares to assist core service providers, beginning with health care workers. Premier Jason Kenney said the selected child care centres will be in close...
23
Mar

Child care in Manitoba must remain public after COVID-19

EXCERPTED Child care workers support the closing of centres as part of health officials’ call for social distancing. However, Manitoba’s non-profit child care workers are deeply concerned that the closures of child care...
23
Mar

COVID-19: Les Informations à jour

*Please note: The following materials will be translated to English; the English version will be posted here* Le site comprend COVID-19 : Les informations à jour COVID-19 : Foire aux questions Bibliothèque pour les...
23
Mar

Essential workers lose emergency daycare, despite COVID-19 plan

Husband and wife, who are both nurses in Fredericton, are without child-care options EXCERPTS Two nurses in Fredericton are scrambling to find child care after a daycare for essential workers...

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