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17
Jan

State of the world's fathers: Time for action

2017   Foreward Nothing can prepare you for meeting your children for the first time: you are overwhelmed by a feeling of responsibility for their happiness and well-being, and you are...
17
Jan

Shared parental leave key to boosting women’s retirement security

Looking to Scandinavian policies, a government gender equality agency has said encouraging men to take more parental leave could be part of the solution to the gender earnings gap.   EXCERPTS...
17
Jan

TDSB to consider extended-day programs for kids 4 to 12 starting this fall

TDSB staff are recommending a fee-based “extended-day program” to be offered in classrooms from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and staffed by full-time early-childhood educators employed by the board.  ...
17
Jan

Le CPE Guy-Favreau, qui était menacé de fermeture, est sauvé

Il faudra trouver une solution à long terme.   EXCERPTS Le CPE du principal édifice fédéral à Montréal, le Complexe Guy-Favreau, qui risquait la fermeture à cause d'un loyer qui était passé...
17
Jan

Allison Hanes: Education strategy is welcome, but is it progress or patching holes?

In its deficit-slaying, budget-balancing drive, Quebec Liberals put the squeeze on education   EXCERPTS Investing in its youngest citizens to give all children have an strong start in life is...
16
Jan

Why not all parents benefit from Canada’s parental-leave program

Last month the federal government expanded parental leave for all — but it’s middle- and upper-income people who stand to gain the most   EXCERPTS Before last year, Anna Maria Gutkowska felt...
16
Jan

Daycare fee sticker shock linked to minimum wage hike

The already astonishingly high cost of child care continues to rise for some Toronto-area parents as the $14 minimum wage kicks in.   EXCERPTS Some Toronto-area parents, whose child care...
16
Jan

New schools and child care spaces coming to communities across Ontario

Province investing in additions, repairs and upgrades at 79 schools   EXCERPTS Ontario is supporting families in communities across the province, with new schools, additions and renovations...
16
Jan

Ontario to spend $784M on new school construction and repairs

Ontario will spend $784 million in 2018 to build and renovate 79 schools across the province.   EXCERPTS Ontario will spend $784 million in 2018 to build and renovate 79 schools across the...
16
Jan

Ottawa, province contributing $35 million more to child care

  EXCERPTS Every Nova Scotian deserves a good start in life. Espousing that theory, the federal and provincial governments announced a $35-million bilateral agreement Wednesday to make child care more accessible for...

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