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British Columbia: COVID-19 and child care in the news

How daycares have operated during the pandemic — and what it can tell us about schools reopening
CBC News, 14 August 2020

School year start date to be pushed back for B.C. students, unclear when in-class learning will begin
Global News, 11 August 2020

B.C. will delay start of school: Minister of Education
Vancouver is Awesome, 11 August 2020

‘We are stuck’: After-school care an extra worry for B.C. parents amid COVID-19
Global News, 5 August 2020

Most B.C. students to return to full-time classes in September
CTV News, 29 July 2020

Professional development goes virtual for child care professionals
Voice, 29 July 2020

Child-care services at Vancouver community centres returning this fall
CBC News, 23 July 2020

Comox Valley MPs want feds to stabilize child care sector
Comox Valley Record, 18 July 2020

$1.6-million child care facility coming to Canal Flats
MyEastkootenayNow, 24 June 2020

Children unlikely to pass COVID-19 to each other, says provincial health officer
CBC News, 23 June 2020

Opinion: Early childhood educators at the forefront of B.C.’s recover
Vancouver Sun, 18 June 2020

B.C. extends emergency child-care funding through the summer
CBC News, 17 June 2020

Emergency covid-19 funding for Indigenous Early Learning & Child Care (June 1 - September 30, 2020)
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society, 1 June 2020

Daycares in B.C. not mandated to reopen despite new health guidelines
Tricity news, 15 May 2020

Delta parents forced to choose ‘undesirable childcare options’
Delta Optimist, 14 May 2020

Reopening B.C.: updated guidelines released for childcare centres
Global News, 15 May 2020

B.C. daycares will begin to reopen in mid-May amid COVID-19 pandemic
Global News, 6 May 2020

Thousands of child-care spaces still available in B.C. for children of essential workers
CBC News, 23 April 2020

Struggle to find childcare for B.C.’s essential-service staff highlights fear over sector’s future
CBC News, 7 April 2020

Province helps essential service workers find child care
MyPowellRiverNow, 2 April 2020

COVID-19: Temporary emergency funding guidelines
Government of BC, 26 March 2020

COVID-19: Vancouver offers emergency childcare referrals to essential COVID-19 workers
Global News, 27 March 2020

COVID-19: Operational requirements unsuitable should daycare open for essential workers: Operators
VOCM, 27 March 2020

COVID-19: Newsletter - Child care and COVID-19
First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, 26 March 2020

COVID-19: In-home child-care providers face tough decisions despite government aid
Vancouver Sun, 26 March 2020

COVID-19: Okanagan (B.C) daycare supporting essential service providers amid COVID-19 
Salmon Arm Observer, 21 March 2020

COVID-19: BC: Child care gets a boost to help support essential service workers during coronavirus crisis
Global News, 21 March 2020

COVID-19 shut down B.C. schools — so why are daycares still open?
CBC News, 19 March 2020

COVID-19: Opinion: It's 'unethical' to keep B.C. child care facilities open during the COVID-19 pandemic
Kamloops Matters, 19 March 2020

BC: Child-care providers raise coronavirus concerns in letter to B.C. premier
Global News, 18 March 2020

B.C. daycares to stay open, but situation could change quickly: Horgan
Global News, 17 March 2020

B.C. physicians concerned over lack of childcare options amid COVID-19 emergency
CBC News, 17 March 2020

COVID-19: Preschools and daycares need guidance, financial help during pandemic say, operators
Prince George Citizen, 16 March 2020

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