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10
Oct

'Stroller brigades' across B.C. make plea for national child-care strategy

All the major federal parties have committed to current levels of funding, but B.C. group wants more EXCERPTED Parents and their supporters in 21 communities across British Columbia rallied...
10
Oct

Ontario budget cuts put 760 affordable child-care spaces at risk in Toronto, city staff say

EXCERPTED Toronto is now facing a $15 million gap to fund affordable child-care spaces in the wake of provincial budget cuts, a new report says, what advocates are calling a “reckless” and “thoughtless” move by Premier...
10
Oct

Imagining a caring early childhood education and care system in Canada: a thought experiment

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10
Oct

Changes to early childhood education ‘long overdue’

The Walk for Childcare was held on Saturday to raise awareness about the ongoing issues with early childhood education, including wages and wait lists EXCERPTED THUNDER BAY - For early...
10
Oct

The gender wage gap in Canada: 1998 to 2018

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10
Oct

Canadian father sues Japan firm for paternity leave harassment

A Canadian father who alleges he was bullied and fired by his Japanese employer after he tried to claim paternity leave appeared in a Tokyo court Wednesday to pursue his lawsuit against the firm...
09
Oct

NDP would let new parents pocket full benefits over shorter leave, Singh says

EXCERPTS NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says a New Democrat government would allow new parents to condense their employment-insurance benefits so they can take shorter parental leaves while still receiving the full benefit....
03
Oct

Ontario creating more francophone child care spaces in St. Catherines

Province announces new child care spaces at École élémentaire l'Héritage EXCEPTED ST. CATHARINES - As part of Ontario's commitment to increasing access to child care and giving parents more...
03
Oct

Updated: Canada's New Democratic Party 2019 federal election commitments

Details of the NDP child care platformCommitment
03
Oct

NDP commits to $10B over four years to create half a million new child care spaces

EXCERPTED An NDP government would spend $10 billion over the next four years to create 500,000 new child-care spaces in Canada, leader Jagmeet Singh said Monday, with the goal of offering free services for some parents...

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