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 */ ?> Five things feminists would like to see in Wednesday's federal budget http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/five-things-feminists-would-see-wednesdays-federal-budget <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>OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made gender equality a priority for his Liberal government, arguing it makes good economic sense.</p> <p>"We know that when women are included and given the same opportunities as men ... it's a critical way that we can actually add tremendous growth to our economy," Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said in a recent interview.</p> <p>Feminists are hoping the federal budget will show them the money behind this sentiment. Here are five things they would like to see:</p> <p><strong>Gender-based analysis</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada child care funding early childhood education and care federal budget female participation in the labour force feminism Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:25:55 +0000 10349 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 */ ?> Increase funding for a national child care program: Editorial http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/increase-funding-national-child-care-program-editorial <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 good news, according to the signals early childhood education advocates are getting out of Ottawa, is that next week’s federal budget will include multi-year funding for child care.</p> <p>The bad news, they say, is that it could be as little as $500 million a year for the next 10 years.</p> <p>That’s not good enough.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada affordability. accessibility child care child care infrastructure child care spaces early childhood workforce federal budget high-quality childcare multi-year funding Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:21:54 +0000 10348 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 */ ?> With budget looming, federal government sparks child care talks with provinces http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/budget-looming-federal-government-sparks-child-care-talks-provinces <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 reignited child care talks with the provinces days before the release of a budget that will make a significant financial commitment to daycare nationwide.</p> <p>The precise details of the talks are unknown, but they come after what sources describe as months of little deliberations between the two sides as they try to work out details that will underpin a national program, and the unique needs of each province and territory.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada affordability. accessibility child care funding federal budget female participation in the workforce provincial funding space shortages Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:15:07 +0000 10347 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 */ ?> Liberals to address women’s concerns in first gender-based federal budget http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/liberals-address-women%E2%80%99s-concerns-first-gender-based-federal-budget <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 Trudeau government’s second budget will include a host of measures specifically aimed at improving the lives of women, including a plan to fund new child-care spaces, extend maternity and paternity benefits and address sexual assault.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada economics access to childcare child care federal budget gender equity women's participation in the labour force Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:11:49 +0000 10346 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 */ ?> Nunavut MLA says lack of daycare hurts high school attendance http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/nunavut-mla-says-lack-daycare-hurts-high-school-attendance <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 Government of Nunavut’s policy of including daycares in the construction of new schools offered some promise to parents in Baker Lake—until plans to build a new middle school in the community folded last year.</p> <p>With that, Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak found the community’s next option from the government would be to identify a space for a daycare and establish a society to run the facility, which could then acquire funding to run the operation from the Department of Education.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nunavut child care indigenous northern communities rural communities space shortages subsidies young parents Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:24 +0000 10345 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 */ ?> Liberals should consider overhaul of parental leave benefits, says study http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/liberals-should-consider-overhaul-parental-leave-benefits-says-study <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 should rethink federal parental benefits and overhaul a system that’s leaving out too many families and women, according to a new study.</p> <p>The study, published Wednesday by the Institute for Research on Public Policy, says the federal government should consider removing parental benefits from the employment insurance system and give it a new federal program to ensure that more parents can qualify for benefits.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada maternity and parental leave eligibility employment insurance government subsidized labour market Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:55:45 +0000 10344 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 */ ?> Who wins and who loses as Turnbull government moves toward childcare victory http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/who-wins-and-who-loses-turnbull-government-moves-toward-childcare-vi <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 Turnbull government is on the verge of breaking a two-year deadlock on childcare reform after it jettisoned $8 billion in welfare savings it had controversially tied to childcare fee relief.</p> <p>Families with young children in childcare will be up to $3400 a year better off under the changes, although family payments will be frozen for two years under a compromise deal struck with the Senate crossbench.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand budget subsidy child care reform parental leave public policy Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:48:19 +0000 10343 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 */ ?> Opinion: Child-care program is the right thing to do http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/opinion-child-care-program-right-thing-do <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>Re: Finance minister focuses on women in workforce, March 17</p> <p>Great to see that Finance Minister Bill Morneau intends to “help more women enter the workforce,” a productivity-boosting focus urged by his Economic Growth Advisory Council.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada budget accessible affordable child care female participation in the workforce high-quality childcare Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:39:27 +0000 10342 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 */ ?> Child-care providers selected for Saskatchewan's new P3 schools http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/child-care-providers-selected-saskatchewans-new-p3-schools <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>Child-care services have been selected for nine public-private partnership (P3) schools being built in Saskatchewan.</p> <p>Public and Catholic school districts announced on Tuesday they had chosen child-care providers to operate at six new facilities in Saskatoon, Martensville and Warman.</p> <p>Child-care services for the three Regina schools were announced on March 15. &nbsp;</p> <p>The new joint-use facilities are split between the public and Catholic school boards.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Saskatchewan funding child care centres early childhood education and care public-private partnership Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:52 +0000 10341 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 */ ?> What educators know about teaching young children — but policymakers ignore http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/what-educators-know-about-teaching-young-children-%E2%80%94-policymakers-ign <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>A new survey of early childhood educators found that they are highly concerned about how corporate school reform mandates are hurting children, especially those from low-income families, and how their own voices have been ignored about what young kids really need to learn.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States child care policy community consultation developmentally appropriate early childhood education and care for-profit testing Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:17:51 +0000 10340 at http://www.childcarecanada.org