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22
Jul

Opinion: Let's unwind Alberta's complicated history of misogyny

For many women, boom times means 'booze, boobs and wildly inappropriate workplace behaviour' EXCERPTS Jason Kenney has released his plans to reboot Alberta's economy. He is doubling down on...
22
Jul

Pandemic proves more than ever the value of universal daycare

The pandemic is as good a time as any to finally institute universal childcare EXCERPTS We’re tired, angry and disheartened and many of us are drinking too much. We’ve had enough. We want a...
22
Jul

An Examination of Alberta’s Support for Child Care Services During the First Two Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic

One in five providers closed during the reference week report facing the possibility of permanent closure EDMONTON, AB – July 22, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all provincial governments provided...
21
Jul

Exploring the foundation for collaborative governance to support early childhood in Nova Scotia

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21
Jul

Learning and joy in the pandemic: Manitoba kindergarten practice resource

Manitoba’s Kindergartens offer our youngest students (who are only four and five years old) a joyful introduction to school. Kindergarten gives these students the opportunity for intentional, play-based, developmentally...
21
Jul

NYC plans child care for 100,000 kids when schools partially reopen

EXCERPTS NEW YORK — The city will offer child care for 100,000 kids who will be unable to attend school full time in the fall, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. New York’s public schools plan to offer a mix of in-...
21
Jul

Can essential child care during Covid-19 offer a model to schools this fall?

EXCERPTS New York (CNN) - The school has been closed to students for months, but every morning it opens its doors to a steady brigade of children ready to have their forehead scanned for a fever. The four-story brick...
21
Jul

The economics of childcare

Plus the surge in cosmetic procedures you can't see behind all those COVID masks EXCERPTS Much of Canada's economic recovery post-COVID-19 relies on people getting back to work. But without a...
21
Jul

Child care stabilization fund toolkit

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21
Jul

Pandemic threatens decades of women’s labour force gains

COVID downturn sees job losses eclipse those of any other recession Excerpted for introduction  Canada has been roiled by a recession unlike any other – one distinguished not just by the...

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