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09
May

A family needs to make $105,539 a year to live 'modestly' in the D.C. region

EXCERPTS In order for a family of four in the D.C. metro to have a “modest yet adequate” standard of living, they need to make at least $105,539. And this cost is being driven largely in part by the rising price of...
09
May

N.L. NDP unveils affordability action plan

Third party facing challenges in the 2019 election EXCERPTS The plan outlined by the NDP to make life more affordable include the following:
09
May

Gender equality in Europe and the effect of work-family balance policies on gender-role attitudes

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09
May

When shared parental leave works

Shared parental leave, or SPL, had big ambitions to improve women's career opportunities, and give fathers more time to bond with their babies. So why don't more of use it? And how do you do it well? Elle UK finds out...
02
May

The best thing experienced parents can do for new parents

Be an advocate for better day care and paid parental leave. One day, your grandchildren will thank you. EXCERPTS You forget that they have no neck muscles, that they can’t see beyond a couple...
02
May

This CEO explains what a functional US family care system would look like

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02
May

Tax system narrows gender wealth gap, but divide remains: federal report

EXCERPTS The federal government’s first annual report on tax expenditures analyzed by gender — now required under a new law — found Canada’s personal income tax system slightly narrows the wealth gap between men and...
02
May

Ontario cancels $50M fund that helped child care centres not pass on costs to parents

EXCERPTS TORONTO -- Ontario has ended a $50 million fund that helped child care centres cover increasing labour costs without passing them on to parents. The move has already led to at least one child care centre in...
02
May

$10aDay.ca: On our way to affordable child care

Community plan for public system of integrated early care & learning EXCERPTS from the introductionThe Plan evolves through community dialogue and reflection
02
May

Teeter totter: Farming parents need accessible, high-quality child care for their children. Can they get it?

EXCERPTS When Donalee Jones and Scott Mowbray returned to their home town and began farming near Cartwright, Man., in 2008, the couple assumed that when things got busy, the family that they planned to have one day...

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