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04
May

Commentary: Universal child care was provided during World War II. We need it again during this pandemic — and beyond.

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04
May

Daycare educators raise red flags

EXCERPTS As Quebec daycares and elementary schools prepare to re-open, some daycare educators are raising concerns, saying it will be a premature re-entry.
04
May

Ontario expands emergency child care, but no timing for all centres to reopen

EXCERPTS TORONTO — Ontario expanded emergency child care to more people Wednesday, but while the province also saw its lowest growth rate of new COVID-19 cases in weeks, the government wouldn’t say when all centres...
29
Apr

Prime Minister releases joint statement by First Ministers for restarting the economy

EXCERPTS Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, all orders of government have been working together to slow and contain the spread of the virus. As the first wave of the virus’ activity passes, provincial and...
29
Apr

Your most cherished possession is ours too: Advocacy strategy

This advocacy video was created by two ECE students from Norquest College in Edmonton, Alberta
29
Apr

Wednesday's papers: Tough decisions, daycare infections, meteor showers

Many papers report on the state of the coronavirus epidemic as the government prepares to ease or extend social restrictions. EXCERPTS Finland's largest circulation daily, Helsingin Sanomat,...
29
Apr

Nunavut daycares say they're at risk of going bankrupt during pandemic

GN says it has spent around $900,000 on subsidies, urges daycares to apply for federal funding EXCERPTS A group of daycare workers in Iqaluit and Pond Inlet are requesting additional...
29
Apr

Nursery, but not as they knew it ... Norway adjusts to life after lockdown

As the country follows Denmark in easing Covid-19 restrictions, pre-school has become very different for its younger citizens EXCERPTS It was school, but not quite as they knew it. Outside...
29
Apr

Caregiving beyond the crisis

EXCERPTS I am a child care advocate. And in this COVID-19 pandemic, I am torn. On the one hand, this public health emergency demonstrates what advocates have been saying for a long time – that child care is a vital...
29
Apr

Children and COVID-19

Excerpted from introductionWhat is RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment doing? After the first national measures were put in place, a social discussion arose about whether or not to close...

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