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May

WIEGO Child care initiative literature review

INTRODUCTION
10
May

Allison Hanes: The policies and politics of early childhood education

  EXCERPTS The Sommet sur l’éducation de la petite enfance was not supposed to be political. The conference, bringing together early childhood educators, researchers and business leaders Thursday and Friday at the...
10
May

The trouble with prioritizing dads’ leave

  EXCERPTS In her April 28 article for Policy Options, Jennifer Mathers McHenry argues that the Trudeau government should have introduced dedicated paternity leave, instead of offering parents the choice of spreading...
10
May

Access to child care is fundamental to women's economic security in Canada: What needs to happen

SUMMARY
10
May

Advocates for $10-a-day childcare rally in Vancouver

  EXCERPTS With the provincial election around the corner, parents, family members and supporters of $10-a-day childcare are calling for change. A stroller brigade made of about 200 people gathered at the Roundhouse...
10
May

Today's letters: Support Canadian hockey teams, and praising child-care plan

Letter to the editor   EXCERPTS Child-care plan a step forward for Ontario Our government recently took a big step forward to transform the way we deliver licensed child care in Ontario,...
10
May

Understanding “failed” markets: Conflicting logics and dissonance in attempts to price the priceless child

ABSTRACT
10
May

Local daycare workers see early minimum wage increase

  EXCERPTS The Whitecourt Early Learning and Child Care Centre is giving its employees a raise to a $15 per hour minimum wage 16 months earlier than required. The Board of the Day Care (sic) Society, located in Edson,...
10
May

New Brunswick government unveils increased education spending in 2017 budget

  EXCERPTS The provincial government is investing an additional $56 million in early childhood and education initiatives as part of the 2017-18 budget, bringing the total budget for the Department of Education and Early...
03
May

Census Profile, 2016 Census

  Overview  Statistics Canada will be releasing data from the 2-16 Census based on the below schedule. The 2nd round of data, released on May 3 2017, is concerned with age, sex, and dwelling type.  There are currently a...

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