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21
Jul

No evidence of secondary transmission of COVID-19 from children attending school in Ireland, 2020 separator commenting unavailable

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21
Jul

Trudeau announces provinces will receive $19 billion to restart their economies

EXCERPTS Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal, provincial and territorial governments have reached a deal on billions of dollars in transfers to continue reopening economies amid the COVID-19 pandemic...
21
Jul

2020 ParticipACTION report card on physical activity for children and youth

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20
Jul

Parental leave benefits and inter-provincial differences: The case of four Canadian provinces

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20
Jul

Federal government to provide provinces and territories with $19B for 'safe restart' of economy

Money to fund COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, PPE, childcare spaces and municipalities EXCERPTS The federal government will provide $19 billion to the provinces and territories to help...
20
Jul

Women fall behind in pandemic recovery due to childcare needs, job availability

The gender gap is widening and the pandemic is exacerbating it, sociology professor says EXCERPTS Stephanie Laubenstein somehow balanced full-time work, parenting and teaching during a...
20
Jul

Fragile child care sector in Alberta hit hard by COVID-19: national survey

EXCERPTS Alberta child care centres suffered more layoffs during the first six weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic than centres in other provinces, according to a national survey. The July report from the Canadian Child Care...
20
Jul

Childcare is an economic issue Canadians need to tackle, say economists and parents alike

Without alternatives to school or easy access to childcare, many families can't return to the workforce EXCERPTS Parents, and economist Armine Yalnizyan, weigh in on about what it means for...
20
Jul

Women’s participation in labour force reaches lowest level in three decades: RBC

EXCERPTS TORONTO - The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed women’s participation in the labour force down to its lowest level in three decades and rebounding won’t be easy, says a new study from the Royal Bank of Canada. The...
15
Jul

83% of teachers surveyed express concerns about returning to school in September

EXCERPTS Thérèse Forsythe usually spends some of her summers planning course work for September, despite being on break. The preparations give the Wolfville, N.S., high-school math teacher time to focus on building...

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