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14
Jul

Panel: Armine Yalnizyan and Goldy Hyder on Canada’s economic recovery

Economist Armine Yalnizyan and president of the Business Council of Canada Goldy Hyder discuss the fiscal update delivered by the federal government this week and how Canada might chart a path to economic recovery.
14
Jul

Grandparents assuming more child-care duties – and risk – during pandemic

EXCERPTS When Carly Eddington needs someone to watch her four-year-old daughter Aylah in a pinch, her mother Kathy answers the call. “We’re very lucky,” the Londoner said. “She lives about two blocks away. On the odd...
14
Jul

Daycares look to resume amid COVID-19 challenges

EXCERPTS It's been a challenging few weeks for the staff at Our Children, Our Future, a not-for-profit which runs several daycare sites in Sudbury and Espanola. "To say that it's been a roller coaster ride for the...
14
Jul

Children rarely transmit COVID-19, doctors write in new commentary

Schools can reopen in fall, they say, if safety guidelines are observed and community transmission is low EXCERPTS A commentary published in the journal Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed...
14
Jul

‘The kids are suffering’: With emergency child care closed, some parents are running out of options

Marianne Ryan feels stuck in child-care limbo. The Toronto labour-room nurse spends her days helping to deliver babies, while worrying about child care for her own two kids, aged seven and 10. Ryan, a single mother, was...
14
Jul

Lack of child care a struggle for parents, reopening economy

Parents are struggling with a lack of child-care options as daycare centres and schools reduce capacity because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but effective child care is crucial to restarting the economy.    
14
Jul

COVID-19 in children and the dynamics of infection in families

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14
Jul

Los Angeles and San Diego schools to go online-only in the Fall

California’s two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms. EXCERPTS SACRAMENTO — California’s two largest public school districts...
14
Jul

COVID-19 transmission and children: The child is not to blame

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08
Jul

Child benefit increasing

EXCERPTS Nova Scotia is continuing efforts to support people living on lower incomes. In July, government will expand the Nova Scotia Child Benefit to include more families, while also raising the amount eligible...

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