ChildcareCanada.org - Childcare in the News only. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Many childcare services fall short of nutrition recommendations http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/many-childcare-services-fall-short-nutrition-recommendations <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Many Early Childhood Education centres serving food to children do not have menus that meet nutritional guidelines, according to research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research - He Ara ki Mua.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand quality auspice early childhood education and care food Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:25:18 +0000 10633 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> National child-care framework a wasted opportunity: union leaders http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/national-child-care-framework-wasted-opportunity-union-leaders <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The federal government's recently announced national child-care framework is just another misstep by a government continuously slow to deliver on its promises, says Robyn Benson, president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).</p> <p>On Monday, the federal government announced it had reached a multilateral agreement about child-care funding with the provinces and territories. The agreement would invest $7.5 billion over the next 11 years to support providing child-care spaces for children under the age of six.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada accessibility funding federal social policies and programs Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:14:47 +0000 10628 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Towards universal child care in Canada: A tale of two policies http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/towards-universal-child-care-canada-tale-two-policies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Behind the Numbers Blog </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>When the Ontario government rolled out its five-year child care action plan for children under 4 years earlier this month, the child care movement applauded—perhaps for the first time, and more or less enthusiastically, since the Paul Martin Liberals introduced their Canada-wide “QUAD” plan in 2004, which advanced quality, universal inclusivity and accessibility with a developmental focus.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada funding federal social policies and programs Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:10:24 +0000 10627 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Feds to give Ontario $435 million over 3 years for child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/feds-give-ontario-435-million-over-3-years-child-care <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Ontario will receive $435 million over three years from the federal government to be invested in child care, in the first such bilateral deal Ottawa has signed with the provinces.</p> <p>The federal government signed a multilateral agreement earlier this week with the provinces and territories except Quebec and British Columbia, and federal and Ontario ministers unveiled the details of Ontario's deal on Friday.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario funding spaces federal government Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:06:14 +0000 10626 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> N.L. to initially receive $7.5 million annually as part of new child care framework http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/nl-initially-receive-75-million-annually-part-new-child-care-framewo <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments have reached an agreement on a multilateral early learning and child care framework.</p> <p>According to a news release from the provincial government, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dale Kirby was in Ottawa today for the signing ceremony on behalf of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Newfoundland funding spaces federal Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:03:58 +0000 10625 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Alberta readies for talks on new child-care deal with Ottawa http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/alberta-readies-talks-new-child-care-deal-ottawa <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Alberta will soon begin talks on a new deal that will determine how much federal funding will flow to the province for affordable child-care services.</p> <p>At stake is a slice of $7.5 billion the federal government has pledged over the next 11 years to create and support child-care spaces.</p> <p>Ottawa plans to negotiate separate, three-year bilateral agreements with each province and territory over the coming months. Alberta’s share is expected to be somewhere between $30 million and $70 million annually.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Alberta accessibility funding federal government Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:00:02 +0000 10624 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Quebec re-invests in daycare and kindergarten http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/quebec-re-invests-daycare-and-kindergarten <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The Liberal government introduced 100 new kindergarten classes for four-year-old children at the beginning of this school year. Now they are adding 100 more classes next year for a total of 288 classes across the province in low-income communities. Over 2,500 kids in low-income communities will benefit.</p> <p>Education minister, Sébastien Proulx, said that Quebec is the national leader when it comes to daycare and public programs for young children.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Quebec accessibility funding Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:55:59 +0000 10623 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> For Trudeau’s Liberals, universal daycare is a distant dream http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/trudeau%E2%80%99s-liberals-universal-daycare-distant-dream <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opinion </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Hot off announcing the first deal with an individual province under a new national framework signed earlier in the week, Jean-Yves Duclos gamely tried to paint it as the start of a process that will lead to affordable child care for all.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada accessibility social policies and programs universal Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:51:55 +0000 10622 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Rethinking child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/rethinking-child-care <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Letter to the editor </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Dear Editor: Re: If you can’t afford child care, then stay home, Inbox, Burnaby NOW, June 14.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia accessibility cost Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:46:23 +0000 10621 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Upper-middle class most likely to rely on family for childcare http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/06/upper-middle-class-most-likely-rely-family-childcare <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Upper-middle-class families are more likely than low or upper-class familiesi to rely on their extended family for childcare, according to the Zillow Housing Aspirations Report ZHAR)ii. &nbsp;</p> <p>Almost 40 percent of upper-middle class parents surveyed said they rely on extended family for childcare, compared 29 percent of low-income parents and 33 percent of high-income parents.</p> <p>Zillow's finding highlights another way middle-class families are struggling to get ahead as living expenses and commercial childcare costs soar and incomes remain flat.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States accessibility cost Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:42:00 +0000 10620 at http://www.childcarecanada.org