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01
Sep

Winnipeg early learning providers scramble to find new spaces at the last minute

Some early learning and child care providers in Winnipeg are uncertain where or if they’re going to be able to operate when school starts, after learning the schools need the room to accommodate physical distancing...
01
Sep

Economic recovery: Getting it right for women and families in Ontario

Excerpts from Introduction Canadian families are emerging tentatively from the cocoon of lockdown, quarantine, home schooling, remote working, and temporary income support—and are asking what comes next. While...
01
Sep

Subsidized child care would create jobs protected from automation and globalization, says Nobel winner Esther Duflo

EXCERPTS Back-to-school season is upon us and while American students attempt to return to the classroom, in-person learning for many has been canceled.  Aside from the impact on the individual student, this lack of...
01
Sep

Children’s negative experiences as a part of quality evaluation in early childhood education and care

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01
Sep

Quebec daycare workers begin rotating strike as talks set to resume this week

EXCERPTS MONTREAL — Ten thousand Quebec daycare workers are launching a rotating strike today, as negotiations between their union and the province have failed to produce a deal. The group representing the workers, the...
01
Sep

Quebec's home childcare workers to go on unlimited strike

Raising wages is the main sticking point for federation of early childhood workers EXCERPTS Some 10,000 home childcare workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of going on a general...
01
Sep

Allison Hanes: Pandemic has reminded Quebecers to cherish our daycare system

The COVID-19 crisis has been a stark reminder of the importance of this essential and beloved public service to both children and parents. EXCERPTS My youngest daughter will say goodbye...
01
Sep

Class at Caledonia day care centre sent home after child tests positive for COVID-19

EXCERPTS One child has tested positive for COVID-19 at a child-care centre in Caledonia, says the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, and everyone in that class is staying home for now. The health unit says a young attendee...
01
Sep

Evaluation of early care and learning recruitment and retention strategy: Final evaluation benchmarking report

Excerpts from Executive summary British Columbia is making a $136m investment in an Early Care and Learning Recruitment and Retention Strategy (ECL R&R Strategy) for the province’s Early Care and Learning sector....
01
Sep

Coronavirus isn’t the end of ‘childhood innocence,’ but an opportunity to re-think children’s rights

EXCERPTS The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes to the lives of families across the globe and parents have had to decide how to talk with children about coronavirus. Many experts, including child...

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