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17
Oct

Q-and-A: Flamborough-Glanbrook candidates outline plans for child care

EXCERPTS As part of its comprehensive coverage of the federal election, the Review invited each of the Flamborough-Glanbrook riding candidates to weigh in on a particular issue. This is the second in a three-part...
17
Oct

Early childhood care is federal election issue

Wetaskiwin voters should be asking candidates about childcare EXCERPTS Canada is a little over a month away from the federal election and the main political parties are beginning to roll out...
17
Oct

Green Party calls for universal access to affordable, child-care

EXCERPTSOTTAWA  – The Green Party of Canada will dedicate additional resources to making universal, affordable, early learning and childcare (ELCC) system a reality. This plan will provide support for parents, enhance...
17
Oct

The child care paradox: How to build a better system

EXCERPTS Ask any parent of young children about their biggest expenses and child care is likely at the top of their list. Up there with housing and other necessities, child care costs on average almost $10,000 a year...
17
Oct

Don’t push inclusive education on young children, says Newfoundland and Labrador parent

EXCERPTS A parent has complained to the provincial government that elementary school children are too impressionable to be taught about inclusive education, and she doesn’t want “rainbow” symbolism in schools because of...
17
Oct

Regina cafe with childcare and free co-working space aims to help moms succeed

Supervised play area $10-15/hour for parents, complimentary meeting rooms for all EXCERPTS Brain Snacks may look like a traditional cafe, but CEO Donna Rae Crooks said her organization goes...
10
Oct

An educational assistant speaks out: We are over-worked, undervalued, underpaid, the list goes on

EXCERPTS I am a TA (teaching assistant) also known as an EA (educational assistant) in the Peel District School Board. I would like to share my thoughts about how the system treats the support experts (TAs) in the...
10
Oct

Opinion: Why quality child care must be an election issue

EXCERPTED Canada is a little over a month away from the federal election and the main political parties are beginning to roll out their platforms. One issue that needs to be on the mind of Canadians in the run-up to the...
10
Oct

‘It was seen as weird’: why are so few men taking shared parental leave?

Only 2% of new parents split their entitlement. Fathers tell us what’s stopping them EXCERPTS When Paul and Caroline Roberts had their first child almost two years ago, Paul was determined to...
10
Oct

Opinion: If we’re serious about getting more women in the boardroom, a universal childcare system is crucial

EXCERPTED In the pages of this paper, Canada’s most powerful people have fiercely debated the issue of why women don’t climb the corporate ranks at the same rate as men. While I’m encouraged to see the topic get such...

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