ChildcareCanada.org - Childcare in the News only. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Allison Hanes: Study shows many Quebec daycares are failing our kids http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/allison-hanes-study-shows-many-quebec-daycares-are-failing-our-kids <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While a new report doesn&#039;t rate individual daycare centres, the analysis is nevertheless eye-opening and provides some important insight. </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>For working parents, there is nothing more important than leaving our kids in good hands when we drop them at daycare to head to our jobs.</p> <p>We hope they’re having fun with their friends, learning new skills, getting some fresh air and forging close bonds with their educators in a stimulating and nurturing environment.</p> <p>We usually have pretty strong gut feelings about these things. But how do we actually know if our children are getting the best possible care?</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Quebec Tue, 22 May 2018 20:47:58 +0000 11495 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 */ ?> Now, daddy takes charge at daycare http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/now-daddy-takes-charge-daycare-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More and more organizations are realizing that fathers are just as interested in creches at work as mothers </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>A few years ago, when a global consumer goods company set up on-site daycare facilities, it was surprised by the number of applications it received. As an exasperated HR manager double-checked the numbers, it dawned on her that they had accounted for the young mothers but not the fathers.</p> <p>The men also wanted to bring their tots to the facility.</p> <p>There was a time when a man’s involvement in childcare was virtually unheard of, but, in the last decade, the conversation has moved from young mothers to young parents.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International Tue, 22 May 2018 20:36:59 +0000 11494 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 */ ?> Port McNeill in focus: Childcare availability crisis a good news/bad news story http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/port-mcneill-focus-childcare-availability-crisis-good-newsbad-news-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opinion </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>On average, childcare across the country is unavailable, unaffordable, and the quality varies. Second, Port McNeill has one of the youngest populations on the island with an average age of just 39 so it’s no surprise there are lots of children around (and as young people get priced out of homes down island, it won’t be surprising to see even more young people move up).</p> <p>The real good news is our new provincial government is taking steps towards implementing a universal childcare program to address affordability.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia Tue, 22 May 2018 20:27:16 +0000 11493 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 */ ?> Bursaries a start for addressing staffing 'crisis' at French daycares, says director http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/bursaries-start-addressing-staffing-crisis-french-daycares-says-dire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 350 children waiting for a space in Francophone daycare </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>French early learning centres on P.E.I. are facing a crisis in staffing, says the executive director of the association for the centres, and bursaries announced Friday for incoming students are just one step towards a solution.</p> <p>There are 350 children waiting for a space in one of the six Francophone early learning centres on the Island, said Kathleen Couture, executive director of the Association des Centre de la Petite Enfance Francophones de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Prince Edward Island Tue, 22 May 2018 20:15:11 +0000 11492 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 blasts Horwath’s child-care plan as too vague http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/wynne-blasts-horwath%E2%80%99s-child-care-plan-too-vague <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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Poking holes in the NDP child-care plan is like taking candy from a baby, charges Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne.</p> <p>As the Liberals scramble to try to be the alternative to Doug Ford’s poll-leading Progressive Conservatives, Wynne took aim at Andrea Horwath’s surging New Democrats.</p> <p>“The NDP is not ready to take on Doug Ford — that’s the bottom line — to keep our economy strong and deliver on the priorities that we hold in common,” she said Friday at the Studio 123 daycare at Toronto’s 401 Richmond.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario Tue, 22 May 2018 20:05:25 +0000 11491 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 */ ?> B.C. government expands child-care funding for young parents http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/bc-government-expands-child-care-funding-young-parents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Up to $1,500 a month available to parents who had child before they turned 20 </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The provincial government is putting more money into child-care subsidies.</p> <p>Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen announced an extra $3 million over the next three years to a program that gives funding to young parents.</p> <p>"It's harder to get ahead and build a strong foundation for your family if you don't finish Grade 12," Conroy said in a statement.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia Tue, 22 May 2018 15:51:47 +0000 11489 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 */ ?> Now, daddy takes charge at daycare http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/now-daddy-takes-charge-daycare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More and more organizations are realizing that fathers are just as interested in creches at work as mothers </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>A few years ago, when a global consumer goods company set up on-site daycare facilities, it was surprised by the number of applications it received. As an exasperated HR manager double-checked the numbers, it dawned on her that they had accounted for the young mothers but not the fathers.</p> <p>The men also wanted to bring their tots to the facility.</p> <p>There was a time when a man’s involvement in childcare was virtually unheard of, but, in the last decade, the conversation has moved from young mothers to young parents.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International Tue, 22 May 2018 15:55:14 +0000 11490 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 */ ?> Province offers online access to child care training http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/province-offers-online-access-child-care-training <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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The province is providing free online access to learning resources for students and professionals in prenatal and child development, it was announced Friday.</p> <p>The Science of Early Child Development (SECD) includes regularly updated living textbooks and modules that offer current research and links to practice through a convenient online platform, accessible via computer, tablet and smartphone.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Manitoba Tue, 22 May 2018 15:47:19 +0000 11488 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 */ ?> B.C. governments expands child-care funding for young parents http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/bc-governments-expands-child-care-funding-young-parents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Up to $1,500 a month available to parents who had child before they turned 20 </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The provincial government is putting more money into child-care subsidies.</p> <p>Minister of Children and Family Development&nbsp;Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen announced an extra $3 million over the next three years to a program that gives funding to young parents.</p> <p>"It's harder to get ahead and build a strong foundation for your family if you don't finish Grade 12," Conroy&nbsp;said&nbsp;in a statement.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia Tue, 22 May 2018 15:46:32 +0000 11487 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 */ ?> Calgary’s daycares near capacity as parents struggle to find spots for tots http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/05/calgary%E2%80%99s-daycares-near-capacity-parents-struggle-find-spots-tots <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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Bridget Casey is facing the dilemma so many parents must deal with sooner or later: stay home with the baby or find a daycare and devote more time to her career.</p> <p>However, the finance blogger thinks many people are deciding not to have children at all after crunching the numbers on the cost of daycare.</p> <p>“I really think this is putting millennials in an extraordinary financial bind,” she said. “Young couples are only qualifying for mortgages based on both their incomes.”</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Alberta Tue, 22 May 2018 15:40:44 +0000 11486 at http://www.childcarecanada.org