News

28
Nov

Childcare: ‘You try and do your best and you feel attacked all the time’

Childcare centres fear National Childcare Scheme will affect communities they serve EXCERPTS Two childcare centres in Limerick city that serve one of the most disadvantaged areas of the State...
27
Nov

LETTER: The gap with childcare worker training in Squamish — and B.C.

EXCERPTS I am a mother of two children ages four and six, and a licensed in-home childcare provider. I am writing to you to inform you of the risk of wasted tax dollars which are intended to address the growing...
27
Nov

Manitoba Throne Speech threatens public education, child care, and continues to hurt front-line health care

EXCERPTS The Manitoba Throne Speech offers little reassurance that the provincial government will support public education and child care. “With the elimination of the education property tax, we are concerned that the...
27
Nov

‘My kids need to go somewhere’: Orangeville parents devastated by plan to close Jean Hamlyn daycare

EXCERPTS Just the thought of where she’d send her kids has Rebecca Scott Rawn choked up. The Orangeville mother takes her children to after school care at Jean Hamlyn Day Care Centre and is devastated by the proposal of...
27
Nov

'Significant' turnover, low wages among daycare staffing challenges, report finds

Researcher says early childhood educators need higher wages, pension plan, more flexible training EXCERPTS Over the past two years, nearly 200 permanent staff left their jobs at Island child-...
27
Nov

What happened when a male entrepreneur became a child care advocate

EXCERPTS The Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining conference is one of the top gatherings for data scientists around the world. Entrepreneurs and academics attend; many Fortune 500 companies send teams, too. The Chinese...
27
Nov

It took a debate with all-female moderators to ask Democrats about paid family leave

The answers weren’t great, but the question mattered. EXCERPTS On Wednesday, something unheard of happened on the 2020 Democratic debate stage: Moderators asked candidates what they would do...
27
Nov

The cost of inaccessible childcare in B.C. is higher than we might think

EXCERPTS When Jaycee Elsby moved to Kamloops this year, she naturally pursued her chosen career as an education assistant. She already had eight years experience, so she was prepared to take a position at School...
21
Nov

New national childcare scheme: 11 essential points you need to know

New system launches on Wednesday but low-income families on existing programmes will be allowed to remain on them indefinitely EXCERPTS Low-income families on existing childcare subsidy...
21
Nov

Why London startup Koru Kids' approach to childcare is loved by parents and investors alike

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