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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 */ ?> How America's 'childcare deserts' are driving women out of the workforce http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/how-americas-childcare-deserts-are-driving-women-out-workforce <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rising daycare costs have put the spotlight on Washington state in a country offering little support for parents seeking childcare </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>Not long after the 2016 election, Shelby McGowan got a somber phone call from her brother.</p> <p>“I’m so sorry,” he said.</p> <p>She replied: “About what?”</p> <p>“About your childcare expenses.”</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States accessibility affordability demand quality spaces data minimum wage policy workforce Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:33:03 +0000 11125 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 */ ?> Minister acknowledges 'challenges' to families as daycares raise costs due to minimum wage hike http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/minister-acknowledges-challenges-families-daycares-raise-costs-due-m <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One family says daycare responding to minimum wage hike by upping fees by $368 per month </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>Ontario's minister overseeing daycare and early childhood education acknowledged Monday that families are facing "challenges" in the form of rising childcare costs in the wake of the minimum wage hike. But Indira Naidoo-Harris also said that it's up to municipalities to disperse funds the province has made available to childcare centres to help them cope with those costs.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario accessibility affordability child care fees government market minimum wage social policy universal Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:43:40 +0000 11124 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 */ ?> Coalition defends childcare policy after documents reveal areas hardest hit by changes http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/coalition-defends-childcare-policy-after-documents-reveal-areas-hard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Families in Blaxland, Fenner, Lingiari, Warringah, Wentworth, Rankin, Wakefield and Denison among those receiving less </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>Is the glass half empty or half full? It may depend on which side of politics you ask about the upcoming childcare changes, due to come into effect in July, with Labor claiming 279,000 families will be worse off under the reforms, while the government points to nearly 1 million families benefiting.</p> <p>Labor’s early childhood education spokeswoman, Amanda Rishworth, released what she called a “secret hit list” on Sunday, after documents released under freedom of information revealed which electorates would be hardest hit by the changes.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand subsidy disadvantaged children entitlement family fees government social policy Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:33:07 +0000 11123 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 */ ?> Your letters: Child-care programs left in the dark http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/your-letters-child-care-programs-left-dark <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Daycare sticker shock tied to minimum wage, Jan. 14 </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>It is tragic and unfortunate to hear that many child-care programs across Toronto have had to raise their rates quite substantially to cover the cost of their operations for 2018. The province has committed to helping child-care programs with their minimum wage requirements.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario funding parent involvement child care cost fees government market policy social policy Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:26:12 +0000 11122 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 */ ?> Flexible hours and pay transparency needed to close gender pay gap http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/flexible-hours-and-pay-transparency-needed-close-gender-pay-gap <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Female empowerment ‘key theme’ for government, says Flanagan </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>Flexible working hours across all sectors, complete pay transparency and a new approach towards maternity and parental leave is urgently needed if Ireland is serious about closing the State’s gender pay gap, a conference on pay equality has heard.</p> <p>More than 130 politicians, senior policymakers, business representatives, trade unions and academics gathered in Dublin on Wednesday to discuss the findings of a public consultation held in 2017 to tackle the gender pay gap.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe gender maternity and parental leave child care equity labour paternity leave pay work/life balance workforce Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:38:30 +0000 11121 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 */ ?> Wynne to shuffle several senior cabinet posts http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/wynne-shuffle-several-senior-cabinet-posts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wynne to shuffle out ministers not seeking re-election </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>Premier Kathleen Wynne is shuffling several senior portfolios in her cabinet, less than five months before the Ontario election, The Canadian Press has learned.</p> <p>Deputy premier and Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews, Treasury Board president Liz Sandals and Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid have all said they're not running in the June election, and Wynne is filling those jobs with politicians who are up for re-election.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario school system early childhood education and care government policy Women Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:32:08 +0000 11119 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 */ ?> Junior kindergarten for 4-year-olds http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/junior-kindergarten-4-year-olds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The quality of the educational environment and its association with school readiness among children from disadvantaged backgrounds </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>Overview</p> <p>The academic success of children from disadvantaged areas, many of whom enter school with a significant cognitive and socio-affective gap relative to their more advantaged peers, is a source of concern for our society.</p> <p>To help provide all children with equal opportunities, in 2013 the Québec government introduced a new measure providing full-day kindergarten for 4-year-olds to foster school readiness in children from disadvantaged areas.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec child development curricula and pedagogy kindergarten outcomes quality school system disadvantaged children Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:11:39 +0000 11118 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 */ ?> Réussite éducative: Stratégie 0-8 ans http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/r%C3%A9ussite-%C3%A9ducative-strat%C3%A9gie-0-8-ans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Association Québécois des Centre de Petit Enfants (AQCPE) </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>Montréal, 16 janvier 2018 – L’Association québécoise des CPE (AQCPE) considère que les modalités annoncées aujourd’hui vont dans la bonne direction, mais demeure impatiente de savoir comment le gouvernement s’y prendra pour offrir à tous les enfants qui fréquentent un milieu de garde les services d’une qualité suffisante pour permettre l’égalité des chances.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Quebec funding quality child care cost early childhood education and care family for-profit government investment non-profit policy Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:09:56 +0000 11117 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 */ ?> Canada-US women's group created by Trudeau, Ivanka Trump issues first proposals http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/01/canada-us-womens-group-created-trudeau-ivanka-trump-issues-first-pro <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 Canada-U.S. women-in-business group created by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump released its first set of recommendations Wednesday, proposing more affordable child care and a new binational procurement initiative.</p> <p>It's the first of five anticipated reports from the Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, created during Trudeau's first meeting with Trump last February.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada economics gender maternity and parental leave child care equity family mothers labour force participation paternity leave social policy Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:46:20 +0000 11116 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’s childcare program at 20 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/quebec%E2%80%99s-childcare-program-20 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How it has done, and what the rest of Canada can learn </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>Description</p> <p>Twenty years since the inception of Quebec's child care program, Pierre Fortin offers an economic analysis of and insight into the question, "Have the effects of Quebec's childcare program on mothers' incomes and child development been positive and significant enough to justify the cost?" Fortin&nbsp;engages with arguments made by the Fraser Institute and the Montreal Economic Institute, presenting evidence to counter. In doing so, a more nuanced understanding of how Quebec's childcare policies have impacted residents and the economy emerges.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec child development economics gender child care cost data family mothers labour force participation policy work/life balance workforce Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:35:59 +0000 11115 at http://www.childcarecanada.org