ChildcareCanada.org - All online documents. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents This is the main feed for childcarecanada.org. 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 */ ?> Trudeau says child care budget plan ‘huge’ as critics call it overselling http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/trudeau-says-child-care-budget-plan-%E2%80%98huge%E2%80%99-critics-call-it-overselli <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 Liberals are putting on a political press to sell their child-care budget pledge, calling it ambitious in the face of questions about whether the funding is too modest to make a significant difference for families.</p> <p>The Liberals have promised to spend $7.5 billion over a decade on child care, starting with $500 million in the new fiscal year that starts this weekend and increasing to $870 million annually by 2026 to fund spaces in provinces and territories, as well as indigenous child care on and off-reserve.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada federal budget Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:01:32 +0000 10376 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 */ ?> A modest start on the child care funding gap http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/modest-start-child-care-funding-gap <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>Article excerpted in full:&nbsp;</p> <p>There is no doubt that the 2017 federal budget signalled that the federal government is getting back into the child care game. This follows a decade of (at best) inaction. Today, finding and affording quality child care remains a matter of luck for most parents, depending on where they live, how much money they earn, what work they do, and whether they have an infant, toddler or child with special needs.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada funding federal budget Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:14:29 +0000 10375 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 */ ?> A community survey of child care issues in Canadian shift workers: Evidence for barriers and opportunities http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/community-survey-child-care-issues-canadian-shift-workers-e <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&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada access non-standard hours shift work Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:08:41 +0000 10374 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 */ ?> Reserving time for daddy: The short- and long-run consequences of fathers’ quotas http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/reserving-time-daddy-short-and-long-run-consequences-father <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&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec fathers maternity and parental leave paternity leave Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:58:41 +0000 10373 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 */ ?> My world outdoors http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/my-world-outdoors <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>Introduction&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe curricula and pedagogy outdoor Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:49:37 +0000 10372 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 */ ?> McInturff: The budget is a first step to better the lives of women in Canada http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/mcinturff-budget-first-step-better-lives-women-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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Men and women are different. That shouldn’t be news, but today it is. Today, the government released the first federal budget that includes a look at the differences between men and women. Differences like the fact that women are twice as likely to work part-time, do more hours of unpaid care work, are less likely to qualify for Employment Insurance and are more likely to be the victim of a violent crime.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada funding federal budget Women Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:58:36 +0000 10371 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 */ ?> Liberal's 18-month parental leave a disservice to women, says critic http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/liberals-18-month-parental-leave-disservice-women-says-critic <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 has followed through with a 2015 promise to deliver an 18-month parental leave package — giving families the option of taking an extra six months off. But some critics are asking whether the extended leave option helps or hinders new parents, especially new mothers.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada maternity and parental leave Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:43:22 +0000 10370 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 budget’s baby steps on gender analysis http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/budget%E2%80%99s-baby-steps-gender-analysis <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 took baby steps toward implementing a gender analysis in its budget announced Wednesday. This is important. It’s the first time Canada has developed a budget that looks at the way public policy affects men and women differently, including women who belong to multiple communities, such as Indigenous and immigrant women.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada federal budget gender analysis Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:50:45 +0000 10369 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 */ ?> Federal budget money for child care is a good first step but not nearly enough, advocates say http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/federal-budget-money-child-care-good-first-step-not-nearly-enough-ad <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>Toronto parents Andy Guglielmi and Mimi Rego were delighted to see a $7 billion commitment to child care over the next 10 years in Wednesday’s federal budget.</p> <p>“We are grateful that they are moving in the right direction and putting some money towards helping parents with children in daycare,” said Gugliemlmi.</p> <p>Child care for the couple’s 21-month-old twins, which runs between $2,800 and $3,000 a month, costs more than the mortgage on their condo at Bremner Blvd. and Spadina Ave, he said.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada funding federal budget investment Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:45:47 +0000 10368 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 */ ?> Multi-year funding for child care in budget welcomed -- Further investments are needed to meet the ongoing needs of Canadian families http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/multi-year-funding-child-care-budget-welcomed-further-investments-ar <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>Today's federal budget included $7 billion in a 10-year funding commitment to support child care across Canada starting in fiscal 2017-2018. After years of federal funding exclusion, long-term funding is welcomed as is the recognition that access to affordable, quality child care is essential for families.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada budget funding access Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:42:55 +0000 10367 at http://www.childcarecanada.org