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26
Aug

North End child care group building permanent home after 6 years of fundraising

Little Stars Playhouse on Selkirk Avenue will have spaces for 28 kids, infants EXCERPTS A centre for North End kids and families will soon have a home of its own. The first shovels full of...
26
Aug

Quebec childcare unions want regular wages resumed, pandemic changes overturned

EXCERPTS MONTREAL -- Childcare unions are demanding the province resume regular wages for workers in their industry, overturning changes put in place during the pandemic. The Fédération des intervenantes en petite...
26
Aug

Limited secondary transmission of SARS-COV2 in child care programs — Rhode Island, June 1–July 31, 2020

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26
Aug

Limited transmission of COVID-19 found in U.S. childcare study, CDC says

EXCERPTS Transmission of COVID-19 from children or adults to other people in Rhode Island childcare programs occurred on only a limited basis, a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed on...
26
Aug

Economic and fiscal snapshot 2020

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26
Aug

Jagmeet Singh, Elizabeth May urge Trudeau to help women and immigrants hurt by COVID-19

EXCERPTS Recent immigrants saw jobs disappear quicker and rebound more slowly than Canadian-born people this spring, while child-care centre closures meant that women dealt with more unpaid work at home and saw their...
26
Aug

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Childcare is 'infrastructure for families'

In her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed Joe Biden's economic vision and his plan for affordable quality childcare for all. EXCERPTS...
25
Aug

To follow in Freeland’s footsteps child care must be a national priority

EXCERPTS This week, upon accepting her historic appointment to become the minister of finance, Chrystia Freeland encouraged women across Canada to “keep going” and continue to break glass ceilings of their own. It will...
25
Aug

Furey doubles down on $25-a-day child care on 2nd day of business

New premier says he's focused on adaptable back-to-school plan and economic diversification EXCERPTS In his first full day as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Andrew Furey said he is...
25
Aug

Affordable and accessible childcare in BC

 Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC's Sharon Gregson discusses what progress has been made in terms of affordable and accessible childcare with host Stephen Quinn

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