News

23
Jan

$25-a-day child care in high demand in Red Deer

Red Deer Child Care Society hopes program will expand EXCERPTS A program that slashed daycare costs for at least 70 children in Red Deer has parents eagerly waiting for access. Last year, the...
16
Jan

Majority of parents say large companies should subsidise childcare costs

Parents would like to see large companies subsidising childcare costs and the government providing tax relief on childcare costs from an earlier age, according to new research. EXCERPTS The...
16
Jan

Culturally specific child care helps instil pride in Indigenous kids

EXCERPTS  Growing up, Dawn Westlands lived in an urban centre and because of the city environment, she didn't have a supportive cultural influence outside of her family and friends. Now, she works at Eagle's Nest...
16
Jan

Precarious work, precarious lives: How policy can create more security

IntroductionPrecarious work is a complex concept; it is not just about low-waged work (as not all types of precarious work are low-waged), but includes other factors such as the uncertainty of tenure, working hours, and...
16
Jan

Overcoming segmentation in social policy? Comparing new early education and childcare efforts in Costa Rica and Uruguay

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16
Jan

Holiday childcare survey 2018

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16
Jan

City looking into lack of childcare services in Kamloops

EXCERPTS KAMLOOPS - There are no daycare facilities in Savona where Olivia Willett lives with her fiancée and two kids. Willett is one of many young families in Savona who come into Kamloops for work and daycare. “The...
16
Jan

HRMAJ supports implementation of a national paternity leave policy

EXCERPTS The Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) has welcomed the recent announcement by Gender Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange that consultation with stakeholders in relation to the development and...
16
Jan

Councillors to get maternity leave for the first time after landmark vote

New maternity and paternity rights have been granted to Newcastle councillors EXCERPTS Councillors in Newcastle will now be guaranteed maternity and paternity leave after a landmark vote....
16
Jan

An up-to-date joint labor supply and child care choice model

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