News

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Jul

Iglika Ivanova and Lynell Anderson: Building B.C. a universal child-care system means rethinking how to pay for new spaces

EXCERPTS  OPINION: To quickly meet the needs of B.C. families we need to rethink how we fund new spaces and invest in publicly owned child care facilities Last year, the B.C. government made landmark investments in...
04
Jul

Penticton family may have to move back to Ontario due to lack of affordable child care

EXCEPTS A Penticton, B.C., family says they may be forced to move back to Ontario due to the lack of affordable, quality child care options in the South Okanagan. Kelly Catherwood said she moved to the Okanagan with her...
04
Jul

MPs call on government to tackle £662m funding gap for early years childcare

EXCERPTS An All-Party Parliamentary Group is calling on the government to tackle a £662 million funding gap in early years education. In its report, Steps to Sustainability, the APPG says that recent policy decisions...
04
Jul

Childcare might become 'available only in rich areas'

Childcare in England risks becoming the preserve of the wealthy, unless a £660m funding gap in a free childcare scheme is plugged, MPs are warning. EXCERPTS Severe financial strain has been...
04
Jul

Dads want more paternal leave than they're getting, according to new research

EXCERPTS While conversations around paternal leave often focus on new moms, a recent study from Indeed.com showed that dads want more paternal leave than they're getting. According to Yahoo! Finance, more and more...
04
Jul

Producing the patchwork: the hidden work of mothers in organizing child care

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04
Jul

Toronto city council should turn down plan to raise daycare costs

EXCERPTS  For parents lucky (and patient) enough to win one, they are something close to a miracle. The relief and comfort of finding a daycare spot in the same school your children attend — sometimes after years of...
04
Jul

Towards an inclusive economy/Vers une économie inclusive

Syncing EI to the Reality of Low-wage Work Summary Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) program is failing to support low-wage and precariously-employed workers, who have considerably less...
04
Jul

It’s time for a revolution in childcare

Forget paternity leave – let’s have free childcare facilities for all. EXCERPTS  Theresa May is making sure her last few weeks in power count for something. Though the policy is yet to be...
04
Jul

B.C. and federal government spend $1 million on new Maple Ridge child care centre

EXCERPTS MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. – A partnership between the province of British Columbia and the government of Canada will give $1 million to the City of Maple Ridge, B.C. to build a new community development with licensed...

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