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31
Oct

Zach Churchill: Nova Scotia government investing millions in our children

EXCERPT We are building a stronger, more accessible and more affordable early learning and regulated child-care system in Nova Scotia. In 2016, only one in four of our preschool-aged children and their families were...
31
Oct

Understanding early childhood education and care utilization in Canada: Implications for demand and oversight

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31
Oct

Ontario's early years and child care annual report: The province's systems continues to grow

EXCERPTS Backgrounder - Ontario's Early Years and Child Care Annual Report is an annual snapshot of Ontario's child care and early years sector. It contains year-over-year trends, and information to better understand...
31
Oct

The long-term effects of California’s 2004 paid family leave act on women’s careers: Evidence from U.S. tax data

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31
Oct

“Affordable” child care is a failure of imagination

EXCERPTS The Democrats want to increase public assistance for struggling parents, but child care should be free for all Americans.
24
Oct

Help for families: Free childcare could be extended to parents of ALL two-year-olds under new government proposals

FREE childcare rights will be extended for hard-working families, under plans being considered by the government EXCERPTS Ministers are looking at fresh ways to help struggling families...
24
Oct

Parents feel squeezed by child-care costs. Here's where they want help

EXCERPTS Steve, 32, knows all about the struggle to find affordable, high-quality child care. The new father lives in Ottawa with his wife and 11-month-old son. Until recently, both of them worked full time, Steve in...
24
Oct

Working group will examine early childhood educators' concerns

Education minister says group will consider issues such as pensions and benefits EXCERPTS As private sector early childhood educators continue their push for pay equity with their colleagues...
24
Oct

The early years professionals' survey 2019

Excerpted from the introduction This survey was carried out during 2019 by SIPTU Big Start Campaign to gather information on the attitudes of those employed in the early years sector in relation to their work and...
24
Oct

Hidden messages: Barriers toward professional recognition

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