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Mar

'What's the right thing to do?' Coronavirus forces families to make painful childcare decisions

EXCERPTS Nerida Brownlee and her husband have three children under 3 years old. When they were told to work from home, the Philadelphia couple had what they thought was a long and careful conversation with their nanny...
19
Mar

For parents, a battle to find day care while so much closes amid coronavirus fears

EXCERPTS Miss P’s Daycare is trying to stay open. The already-cautious Angelique Speight-Marshall — who has operated the day care out of her Northwest Washington home for two decades — is being hypervigilant as the...
19
Mar

Manitoba Child Care Association position statement on COVID-19

EXCERPTS The Manitoba Child Care Association (MCCA) believes that early learning & child care (ELCC) servicesshould be suspended, at minimum, in correlation with the schools’ suspensions in the province of Manitoba...
19
Mar

All Nunavut schools and daycares to close for three weeks

Affected government employees will be accommodated to work from home EXCERPTS All schools in Nunavut are going to close for three weeks, starting Tuesday. On a recommendation from Nunavut's...
19
Mar

Child care and the Coronavirus - Solutions beyond our borders

  This information is intended to give people at least an idea of how this is being handled in a selection of European countries.  At this point, there is no source of consolidated information on COVID-19 and child care...
19
Mar

Being a childcare worker has always meant living on the frontlines

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18
Mar

N.B. parents preparing to deal with coronavirus-related daycare closures

EXCERPTS Parents and caregivers in Saint John expressed little surprise when it was announced that daycares in the province would be closing in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. New Brunswick’s Chief Medical...
18
Mar

Health Department urges daycares to close

Certain facilities will stay open for children of essential workers EXCERPTS Chief Medical Officer Jennifer Russell recommends all daycares close, excluding a few centres that have been...
18
Mar

COVID-19: These EMSB daycares will stay open for parents in essential services

EXCERPTS The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) has announced the schools that will have open daycares in order to alleviate stress on parents who perform essential services, such as healthcare providers, police and...
18
Mar

COVID-19: Quebec to offer free emergency daycare for healthcare workers

EXCERPTS Quebec is providing free emergency daycare services for the preschool and elementary-aged children of healthcare providers and other workers in essential services' as the province implements measures to contain...

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