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06
Nov

Who works part time and why?

Labour statistics at a glance EXCERPTS Caring for children is a driver for many core-aged women
06
Nov

Ottawa launches national pay equity legislation and Department for Women and Gender Equality

EXCERPTS  The federal government is launching national pay equity legislation and a new department for women and gender equality as part of a wide-ranging, 850-page budget bill tabled late on Monday. The omnibus bill...
06
Nov

Who cares? Motivations for unregulated child care use

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06
Nov

An unfair start: Inequality in children’s education in rich countries

Innocenti Report Card 15 Introduction
06
Nov

The Trudeau government’s pay equity bill is just a start

EXCERPTS  When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced Canada’s first gender-parity cabinet and declared it a no-brainer — “Because it’s 2015” — women across the country understandably hoped it was the beginning of a...
06
Nov

The Matthew effect in childcare use: a matter of policies or preferences?

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06
Nov

Fathers' parental leave-taking, childcare involvement and mothers' labor market participation

Discussion Paper No. 11873 Abstract
06
Nov

Germany measures benefits of parental leave for fathers

Fathers who took parental leave spend an hour and a half more with their children every day during the first few years of their life compared to fathers who work continuously. EXCERPTS MUNICH...
06
Nov

Manitoba aiming for more child-care spaces with new tax credit

The refundable tax credit is to help with the creation of licensed child-care centres in work places EXCERPTS Qualico, a construction company in Winnipeg will be the first private company to...
05
Nov

Province quietly testing out $10 a day daycare in B.C.

EXCERPTS  VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – There’s some good news for parents who rely on daycare services while they’re at work. It appears the B.C. government is quietly testing out $10 a day daycare at some facilities around...

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