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02
Aug

Mom's the word: Patching together child care requires skills of a project manager

'Flexibility on the part of the mother is central' to making plan work, says U of A study EXCERPTS Behind every complicated patchwork of decisions and research in a corporate undertaking is a...
02
Aug

New survey says one in three Canadians spend money faster than they make it

EXCERPTS One third of Canadians are spending their money faster than they make it, according to a survey of Canadians aged 20 to 69 years old with a household income of $40,000 or more by Manulife Bank of Canada. The...
02
Aug

Modernizing maternity and parental employment insurance benefits: A policy brief

EXCERPTS Policy Issue New parents who take time off to care for their children often experience a significant loss of income. During this time, maternity and parental benefits provided through the federal Employment...
02
Aug

Key figures on early childhood and basic education in Finland

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02
Aug

Using policy-relevant administrative data in mixed methods: A study of employment instability and parents’ use of child care subsidies

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02
Aug

Early learning and child care for children aged 0 to 5 years: A provincial/territorial portrait

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02
Aug

'I'm done': Child-care operator calls it quits after being asked to move a 3rd time

Daycare providers in Kamloops frustrated by a lack of locations EXCERPTS Krystal Jeffrey would love to keep operating her home-based daycare in Kamloops. B.C., but she can't handle the...
02
Aug

Dramatic increase in paternity leave among S. Korean dads

EXCERPTS The number of fathers taking paternity leave is increasing rapidly. According to the Ministry of Employment and Labor on Sunday, in the first half year, of the total 53,494 cases of parental leave in the...
02
Aug

Kemi Badenoch named new children's minister

Kemi Badenoch has been appointed the new children and families minister in Boris Johnson's first cabinet. EXCERPTS The MP for Saffron Walden, who was elected in 2017, replaces Nadhim Zahawi,...
02
Aug

New report calls for overhaul of childhood service regulations

EXCERPTS Outdated regulations are hindering efforts to safeguard quality in early childhood services, an independent report for the Ministry of Education shows. The report said the regulations governing early childhood...

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