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28
May

Toronto launches petition demanding Ford government reverse funding cuts

City officials say cuts could jeopardize services such as subsidized child care and vaccinations EXCERPTS The City of Toronto has launched a petition demanding that the Doug Ford government...
28
May

How Elizabeth Warren could make child care a 2020 progressive litmus test

That’s uncharted territory for a Democratic primary EXCERPTS The early days of the 2020 Democratic primary have been defined by candidates rushing to embrace progressive policy ideas, with a...
28
May

Doug Ford reverses retroactive funding cuts amid fierce pressure from Toronto

City said retroactive cuts would force it to reduce services or raise taxes EXCERPTS Ontario Premier Doug Ford has reversed this year's cuts to municipal funding, including child care, public...
25
May

Too often, working mothers do far more of the childcare than their husbands. Here’s how to fix that

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23
May

Potential versus reality: The importance of resources in challenging gendered family practices

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23
May

Majority of Ontarians oppose province's cuts to public health, new poll suggests

Poll by Environics Research suggests 8 out of 10 Ontarians and over 50% of PC voters oppose cuts EXCERPTS Just over a month after the provincial government announced its plan to cut local...
23
May

Female entrepreneurial voices amplified in Nova Scotia's business sector

Two local women-led businesses work to grow their businesses and close the gap as models for female entrepreneurs EXCERPTS Supporting women-led organizations to succeed is one of the most...
23
May

Day of action against Ford's child care cuts at child care centres across Ontario - Wednesday May 22!

EXCERPTS Parents and educators are teaming up at child care centres across Ontario for a Day of Action to leaflet and collect petitions against the Ford government's child care cuts, including in Premier Doug Ford's...
23
May

Advancing outdoor play and early childhood education: A discussion paper

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23
May

Parents who adopt get less paid leave than biological parents. That’s unfair, new report says

EXCERPTS  Kathryn Connors and John Amy lost four pregnancies to miscarriage. After the last resulted in massive internal bleeding and near-fatal cardiac arrest, the couple’s doctor advised them to stop trying because he...

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