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13
Mar

New Brunswick PCs expand on Liberal daycare plan, offer designation to home-based centres

EXCERPTS Political stripes mean nothing when you walk into a room full of kids who are just excited to see a new face. New Brunswick Education Minister Dominic Cardy and Liberal MP Karen Ludwig toured one of the...
13
Mar

Inside Brazil's hidden daycare economy

EXCERPTS Lindassi Pereira spends long days as a key player in Brazil’s informal childcare economy. As a ‘community mother’, she looks after infants and toddlers shut out of daycare centres by the deficient public system...
13
Mar

Turning feminist progress into lasting change: Trudeau's score in 8 policy areas

EXCERPTS A well-timed report by Oxfam Canada assesses federal progress in Canada on issues of women’s rights and gender equality and expressions of concern in numerous policy areas, including gender-based violence and...
11
Mar

Risk, fear and freedom: a plea to parents

Children hunger for a taste of freedom. They are strongly driven to get to grips with the people, places and things around them. To figure stuff out for themselves, to learn new skills, and to build their self-...
08
Mar

Inequalities in access to early childhood education and care in Germany

The equal access study EXCERPTS from the Introduction
08
Mar

The Affordable Child Care For All Plan

In summary: The Affordable Child Care for All Plan calls for the Government of Canada to:
08
Mar

Take action: Sign the petition to support the Affordable Child Care for All Plan

EXCERPTSPledge Support for Affordable Child Care for All Too many parents and guardians in Canada still can’t find affordable child care for their kids – with today’s young families still relying on the patchwork of...
06
Mar

Child-care workers urge Ford government to keep wage grant

EXCERPTS Burlington child-care worker Kaitlyn Legge had to pick up two extra jobs — as a shop clerk and children’s birthday party organizer — due to chronically low wages in the career she loves. “I couldn’t afford to...
06
Mar

The Trump administration is right about child care. But they're wrong on how to fix it

Their recent memo has the right facts but paints the wrong picture. EXCERPTS
06
Mar

Going to nursery is now as expensive as going to university, analysis finds

EXCERPTS Going to nursery is now as expensive as going to university, analysis has found.  Figures released by the Coram Family and Childcare Trust show that some parents are paying more than the cost of a year's...

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