Bank of Canada head underlines potential of Quebec child care for entire country
March 14, 2018
Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz discusses how the Quebec child care program could make a real difference in getting women into the workforce across Canada. http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1552693-bank-of-canada-head-underlines-potential-of-quebec-child-care-for-entire-country

Ottawa should go ahead with use-it-or-lose-it paternity leave
February 06, 2018
An opinion editorial exploring Quebec's paid paternity program and urging the Federal government to enact a similar paid paternity program nation wide. (Sunday January 28, 2018) https://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2018/01/28/ottawa-should-go-ahead-with-use-it-or-lose-it-paternity-leave.html

It’s time for Toronto to keep its promise
January 24, 2018
With large wait lists for quality child care spaces and fee subsidies parents and advocates are calling on Toronto to keep its promise to contribute 20 percent. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/01/22/toronto-urged-to-step-up-for-child-care-in-2018-budget.html

TDSB to consider extended-day programs for kids 4 to 12 starting this fall
January 17, 2018
The Toronto District School Board are considering extended day programs that would be located within all of their schools that are not currently affiliated with child care programs located within their buildings. It would be staffed by full-time early-childhood educators employed by the school board, offered in classrooms from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and available for children between the ages of 4 and 12. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/01/16/tsbd-to-consider-extended-day-programs-for-kids-4-to-12-starting-this-fall.html

Daycare fee sticker shock linked to minimum wage hike
January 17, 2018
Toronto already has the highest child care fees in Canada and with the wage increase the parent fees are rising again. (Sunday January 14, 2018) https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/01/14/daycare-fee-sticker-shock-linked-to-minimum-wage-hike.html

Why can't Canada keep up on child care?
January 17, 2018
Don Giesbrecht of the Canadian Child Care Federation provided his opinion on the government's actions in terms of funding for child care in Canada. (Friday December 29, 2017) https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2017/12/29/why-cant-canada-keep-up-on-child-care.html

Province to cover daycare fee hikes due to wage bump
January 17, 2018
A substantial provincial fund was announced by the government to ensure that child care workers get their pay increase without increasing the parent fees in the child care centres. (Friday, November 24, 2017) https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/11/24/province-to-cover-daycare-fee-hikes-due-to-wage-bump.html

Rising Child Care Fees in Canada
December 12, 2017
Child Care Fees In Canada CCPA Report - 2017

Government follows through on commitment to improve affordability
November 24, 2017
Government follows through on commitment to improve affordability Toronto Star  

Poll: Most Torontonians in favour of fully funded public daycare
October 10, 2017
CP24

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