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It contains all online documents and childcare in the news items. en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Canada ranks No. 34 in survey of 37 countries for parenting — here’s how to do better http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/09/canada-ranks-no-34-survey-37-countries-parenting-%E2%80%94-here%E2%80%99s-how-do-bet <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>While Canada is better off than many when it comes to parents’ work-life balance, a new ranking shows there’s still room for improvement.</p> <p>The small list by U.K.-based business solutions site, Expert Market, looked at 37 countries and ranked Canada as the fourth-worst place to have kids. Canada was followed by Costa Rica and Mexico, and the United States was ranked the worst overall.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International maternity and parental leave mother's labour force participation family social policies and programs work/life balance Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:19:22 +0000 10848 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's first licensed on-reserve daycare opens at Kapawe’no First Nation http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/09/albertas-first-licensed-reserve-daycare-opens-kapawe%E2%80%99no-first-nation <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>Last July, Kapawe’no First Nation contacted the province with a unique proposal.</p> <p>The northern Alberta community of Grouard had a daycare since 2014, but Chief Frank Halcrow wanted it to become provincially licensed.</p> <p>Within a week, the government was working with the First Nation to make that happen.</p> <p>Licensing a daycare is a lengthy process — specific conditions need to be met, paperwork must be completed and often improvements are required.</p> <p>It took about one year, but Kapawe’no finally secured its ticket this summer.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Alberta legislation and regulation indigenous licensed subsidies sustainability of workforce Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:39:48 +0000 10847 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 */ ?> Childcare challenge for shift workers http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/09/childcare-challenge-shift-workers-0 <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>Low-paid young parents, especially those working shifts and zero-hours contracts, struggle to manage childcare, according to research by the TUC.</p> <p>A survey by the Trades Union Congress of more than 1,000 parents aged between 20 and 35 and with a household income of less than £28,000 a year was carried out as part of the umbrella group's campaign for better jobs for mums and dads.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International economics mother's labour force participation child care non-standard hours policy workforce Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:32:35 +0000 10846 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 */ ?> Australian women spend twice as much time on childcare and chores than men http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/09/australian-women-spend-twice-much-time-childcare-and-chores-men <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>Australia Bureau of Statistics says women spend average of two hours and 52 minutes a day on domestic work and 59 minutes on childcare.</p> <p>Women continue to bear the mental load in Australian households, spending almost twice as much time as men on daily domestic activities and childcare.</p> <p>According to the latest report on gender indicators, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) this week, women spend, on average, two hours and 52 minutes of their day on domestic work and 59 minutes on childcare.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand gender child care data equity family work/life balance workforce Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:19:41 +0000 10845 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 */ ?> 'All talk no action': NDP casts doubt on Trudeau's feminist credentials http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/09/all-talk-no-action-ndp-casts-doubt-trudeaus-feminist-credentials <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 NDP is casting doubt on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s feminist credentials and demanding he move quicker on pay equity legislation and national childcare.</p> <p>The party’s women’s critic Sheila Malcolmson released a report Tuesday, with the NDP’s suggestions for how to improve the economic security of women in Canada, which a house committee has been studying for months.</p> <p>Malcolmson had planned to release her report when the committee resumed meeting this week, but that meeting was cancelled.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada accessibility affordability economics child care female labour force participation feminism policy universal workforce Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:27:32 +0000 10843 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 */ ?> How to improve women's economic security and ensure the equal participation of women in the Canadian economy http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/09/how-improve-womens-economic-security-and-ensure-equal-parti <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An Interim Report submitted by the New Democratic Party of Canada To the Government of Canada </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>SUMMARY</p> <p><strong>OTTAWA - The Status of Women Committee was supposed to meet on Tuesday but that meeting was cancelled; the latest example of how the work to address the economic insecurity facing Canadian women is being slowed down, says NDP Status of Women critic Sheila Malcolmson (Nanaimo-Ladysmith).</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada gender mother's labour force participation child care equity income Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:42:08 +0000 10844 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 */ ?> Better jobs for mums and dads http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/09/better-jobs-mums-and-dads <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A TUC Report </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><strong>Key findings </strong></p> <p>Half of young parents (51%) working in low-paid jobs like retail, social care and childcare have a boss who's never spoken to them about their workplace policies to time off to look after their kids.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe hours income work/life balance Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:18:06 +0000 10842 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 */ ?> An examination of the role and responsibilities of kindergarten in multidisciplinary collaboration on behalf of children with severe disabilities http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/09/examination-role-and-responsibilities-kindergarten-multidis <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>ABSTRACT</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe child care early childhood education and care workforce Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:21:05 +0000 10841 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 */ ?> Increasing access to early childhood education and care in Canada: The case for a more equitable system for Canadians under 5 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/09/increasing-access-early-childhood-education-and-care-canada <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>ABSTRACT</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada funding child care data policy Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:38:35 +0000 10840 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 */ ?> The key characteristics of Danish/Nordic child care culture http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/09/key-characteristics-danishnordic-child-care-culture <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>ABSTRACT</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe child care child's rights culture Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:06:54 +0000 10839 at http://www.childcarecanada.org