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20
Nov

2018 Report card outlines bold ambitions for child and family poverty eradication

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14
Nov

Ontario child care, dental plan could be axed in PC economic statement

Premier Doug Ford's government will unveil its first big economic update since taking office in June. EXCERPTS Universal child care is among the programs promised by the Ontario Liberals that...
14
Nov

Your parental leave stories (podcast)

Summary We bring you three stories about parental leave, from listeners whose experiences with it changed them, for better or for worse. They talk about having to fight for more time off, go back to work before they...
14
Nov

Tens of thousands of Canadian parents opting for 18-month parental leave

EXCERPTS  It’s been nearly one year since Canadian residents have had the option of taking up to 18 months of parental leave, instead of only 12 months. From Dec. 3, 2017 to Sept. 8, 2018, there were about 22,000 claims...
14
Nov

Tackling child poverty in Canada

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13
Nov

B.C. to open thousands of $10-a-day child-care spaces

Spaces will cost families a maximum of $200 a month per child EXCERPTS The government of B.C. is moving one step closer to fulfilling one of its major election promises: $10-per-day child-...
13
Nov

New coworking spaces let you take your kid to work, every day

The Workaround is one of several coworking spaces that offers child care to customers EXCERPTS After having kids, Amanda Munday realized that child care was often inaccessible and...
13
Nov

Nursery fees rise as free childcare scheme backfires

Funding for flagship policy is too low to cover costs, say pre-school providers EXCERPTS More than half of private nurseries have increased their fees in the past year, and experts predict...
13
Nov

Penticton location selected for $10-a-day child care pilot project

Kinderplace OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is one of 53 prototype sites EXCERPTS A Penticton location was selected to test funding and operational models to move British Columbia...
13
Nov

Standing committee on the status of women

Introduction Pursuant to Standing Order 109 of the House of Commons, we are pleased to respond, on behalf of the Government of Canada, to the recommendations made by the Standing Committee on the Status of Women in its...

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