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19
Sep

Census shows Nova Scotia has highest number of low-income children

  EXCERPTS A quarter of children under age six in Nova Scotia live in low-income households — a number that has not improved in the last 10 years. New census data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday shows Nova...
19
Sep

2 Million parents forced to make career sacrifices due to problems with child care

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19
Sep

Daycares in Labrador's northern Inuit region find operators, hope to open soon

  EXCERPTS Two of Nunatsiavut's five communities have been granted daycare licences while the remaining three are working towards meeting regulations and getting that accreditation. Rigolet's daycare is in operation and...
19
Sep

Parents being held back in their careers by lack of childcare

  EXCERPTS Nine out of ten parents in Scotland who want to change their working situation say a lack of appropriate childcare is the main barrier. A new report published today (19 September) by the Fair Funding for our...
14
Sep

BC Greens won’t vote against NDP plans for rent, daycare

  EXCERPTS The BC Green Party is not prepared to vote against the NDP government on a rental subsidy and $10-a-day daycare plan, even though Green Leader Andrew Weaver has flatly declared that the NDP's vision for both...
13
Sep

Power and resistance in early childhood education: From dominant discourse to democratic experimentalism

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13
Sep

Household income in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census

  Overview Today, Statistics Canada released the fourth round of data from the 2016 Census of Population. These new data continue to enhance Canada’s statistical portrait by providing information on individual, family...
13
Sep

Childcare costs rocket as Tories fail on pledges to help families

Labour has warned the price of childcare has gone up twice as fast as wages since the Conservatives took the reins in 2010   EXCERPTS Working parents face rocketing childcare costs as...
13
Sep

An investigation into the effect of play-based instruction on the development of play skills and oral language

A 6-month longitudinal study   Abstract
13
Sep

B.C. Greens push reforms to NDP childcare promises

B.C.'s Green leader is dismissing the voter pressure growing on the NDP government to fulfill its $10-a-day childcare plan, saying promises made in the election are now inconsequential.  ...

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