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11
May

Melinda Gates: How rethinking caregiving could play a crucial role in restarting the economy

EXCERPTS As workday interruptions go, it was a cute one. Midway through a video call with our foundation’s covid-19 response team, a naked toddler appeared in the corner of the screen.
11
May

The coronavirus has caused a child care crisis. Here’s how some parents are managing.

“I feel incredibly exhausted all the time”: 6 families on juggling child care during the pandemic EXCERPTS A single mom homeschooling her preteen while caring for her toddler. Another mom...
11
May

16 infected north of Montreal in Quebec's first COVID-19 outbreak in a daycare

EXCERPTS MONTREAL -- Quebec has now seen its first COVID-19 outbreak at a daycare — at a facility in Mascouche, in the Lanaudiere region just north of Montreal.  The daycare, which has been offering emergency child-care...
11
May

Province (AB) announces help for child care sector

EXCERPTS Up to $17.8 million in grants will be provided to child care centres and approved family day home agencies to ensure they are ready to safely restart and support families through Alberta’s economic recovery....
07
May

Ottawa urged to spend on child care to help economy emerge from pandemic

EXCERPTS A parade of 150 honking cars and minivans, festooned in balloons and messages of thanks for emergency child-care workers, made the local news in Peterborough recently. Meanwhile in Toronto, where some emergency...
07
May

COVID-19 in schools – the experience in NSW

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06
May

Guide de normes sanitaires en milieu de travail pour le milieu scolaire – COVID-19

La SST, c’est l’a aire de tous ! EXTRAITS Dans les locaux du préscolaire et du primaire : des mesures doivent être prises pour favoriser une distanciation physique entre lespersonnes et...
06
May

Public health officials take seriously new research that children may not be superspreaders after all

Survey of Australian coronavirus cases at schools shows almost no transmission to other kids EXCERPTS What Australian researchers are calling the first survey on children and the spread of...
06
May

Nova Scotia to reassess child-care needs of essential workers

Premier says public health and Education Department will analyze what's required EXCERPTS Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says his government is evaluating the child-care needs of...
06
May

Montreal-area daycares change protocols, prepare for reopening

EXCERPTS It’s much quieter these days at Les Trésors de Marie-Claire in Kirkland. The two daycares that operate in the building are currently offering emergency services. At the moment, they have about eight children...

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