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07
Oct

Early Learning and Child Care in Saskatchewan: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in mid-March had a dramatic impact on daily life in Canada. Provincial and territorial governments ordered the majority of businesses and public services to close to reduce the risk of...
23
Sep

Throne Speech Signals a Bold Vision for Childcare in Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 OTTAWA—In the Throne Speech delivered today, Canada’s federal government underscored that access to high quality childcare is an essential pillar of Canada’s economic restart and...
16
Sep

Has the time finally come for a federal daycare program?

EXCERPTS Canada’s federal government will deliver a much-anticipated throne speech next week. If rumour and speculation have it right, the priorities will be child care and health spending, the latter being a no-brainer...
15
Sep

Paternity leave-taking and father engagement

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15
Sep

Reigniting the economy through childcare

Excerpts from description Childcare in Ontario is the most expensive in Canada. The system has been broken for a long time, according to experts, and the pandemic has only exacerbated the challenges. The post-COVID path...
15
Sep

Transmission dynamics of COVID-19 outbreaks associated with child care facilities — Salt Lake City, Utah, April–July 2020

Excerpts from summaryWhat is already known about this topic? Children aged ≥10 years have been shown to transmit SARS-CoV-2 in school settings.What is added by this report? Twelve children acquired COVID-19 in child...
15
Sep

Uptake of the child care expense deduction: Exploring factors associated with the use of the child care expense deduction among families with a child under 12 years

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15
Sep

Recovery depends on childcare strategy to get women back to work

COVID-19 Six Months Later: A conversation with Armine Yalnizyan Excerpted from interviewSept. 11 marks six months since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic of COVID-19....
15
Sep

Justin Trudeau’s government is preparing to boost child care and develop a national drug plan

EXCERPTS OTTAWA–Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is warning against complacency in the face of an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Canada and says his government’s focus during a cabinet retreat that started Monday is on...
15
Sep

Canada's dismal record on child and elder care leaves little room for national pride

EXCERPTS The extent to which services for seniors in many of Canada's long-term care homes are terribly delinquent was starkly exposed by COVID-19. In April, nearly half the people killed by the coronavirus were...

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