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 */ ?> Federal budget 2017: Building a strong middle class http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/federal-budget-2017-building-strong-middle-class <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</p> <p>In 2017, the 150th anniversary of Confederation gives all Canadians an opportunity to celebrate, to reflect on Canada’s past, and to chart a course for the future. Over the course of 150 years, Canada’s progress has been rapid. Together, Canadians have built something remarkable—a country that is both united and&nbsp;diverse, made stronger through our differences.</p> <p>The Canada we know today is the result of the creativity, sacrifice and hard work of its people.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada maternity and parental leave child care funding early childhood education and care federal budget women's participation in the labour force Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:05:19 +0000 10354 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 */ ?> Parental benefits in Canada: Which way forward? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/parental-benefits-canada-which-way-forward <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>SUMMARY</p> <p>Canada’s employment insurance (EI) system provides special benefits for parents who take a temporary leave from paid work to care for a newborn or newly adopted child. The system in place today was first launched 46 years ago, and while it has evolved incrementally in those 46 years, it is arguable that these modest changes have not kept pace with the needs of Canadian families or the Canadian labour market.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada maternity and parental leave employment insurance female participation in the labour force gender equity low-income paid leave Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:58:16 +0000 10352 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 */ ?> Working for worthy wages: The child care compensation movement, 1970-2001 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/working-worthy-wages-child-care-compensation-movement-1970- <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>EXECUTIVE SUMMARY</p> <p>There is a growing consensus that in order to improve the quality of child care services in the United States, the child care workforce must be better compensated, through the use of public dollars and other sources. This consensus was not present a decade ago, even within the child care community. In examining what led to such a change in climate, this paper describes the movement to improve child care compensation&nbsp;over the last quarter century as viewed by one of the leaders in that effort.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States advocacy compensation early childhood workforce gender gap policy public education salary enhancement wages Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:49:48 +0000 10351 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 */ ?> Resisting the dictatorship of no alternative – super-markets or democratic spaces http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/03/resisting-dictatorship-no-alternative-%E2%80%93-super-markets-or-de <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</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe capitalism democracy discourse of early childhood early childhood education and care framework neo-liberalism Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:39:03 +0000 10350 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 */ ?> Five things feminists would like to see in Wednesday's federal budget http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/five-things-feminists-would-see-wednesdays-federal-budget <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>OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made gender equality a priority for his Liberal government, arguing it makes good economic sense.</p> <p>"We know that when women are included and given the same opportunities as men ... it's a critical way that we can actually add tremendous growth to our economy," Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said in a recent interview.</p> <p>Feminists are hoping the federal budget will show them the money behind this sentiment. Here are five things they would like to see:</p> <p><strong>Gender-based analysis</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada child care funding early childhood education and care federal budget female participation in the labour force feminism Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:25:55 +0000 10349 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 */ ?> Increase funding for a national child care program: Editorial http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/increase-funding-national-child-care-program-editorial <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 good news, according to the signals early childhood education advocates are getting out of Ottawa, is that next week’s federal budget will include multi-year funding for child care.</p> <p>The bad news, they say, is that it could be as little as $500 million a year for the next 10 years.</p> <p>That’s not good enough.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada affordability. accessibility child care child care infrastructure child care spaces early childhood workforce federal budget high-quality childcare multi-year funding Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:21:54 +0000 10348 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 */ ?> With budget looming, federal government sparks child care talks with provinces http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/budget-looming-federal-government-sparks-child-care-talks-provinces <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 government reignited child care talks with the provinces days before the release of a budget that will make a significant financial commitment to daycare nationwide.</p> <p>The precise details of the talks are unknown, but they come after what sources describe as months of little deliberations between the two sides as they try to work out details that will underpin a national program, and the unique needs of each province and territory.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada affordability. accessibility child care funding federal budget female participation in the workforce provincial funding space shortages Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:15:07 +0000 10347 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 */ ?> Liberals to address women’s concerns in first gender-based federal budget http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/liberals-address-women%E2%80%99s-concerns-first-gender-based-federal-budget <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 Trudeau government’s second budget will include a host of measures specifically aimed at improving the lives of women, including a plan to fund new child-care spaces, extend maternity and paternity benefits and address sexual assault.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada economics access to childcare child care federal budget gender equity women's participation in the labour force Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:11:49 +0000 10346 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 */ ?> Nunavut MLA says lack of daycare hurts high school attendance http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/nunavut-mla-says-lack-daycare-hurts-high-school-attendance <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 of Nunavut’s policy of including daycares in the construction of new schools offered some promise to parents in Baker Lake—until plans to build a new middle school in the community folded last year.</p> <p>With that, Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak found the community’s next option from the government would be to identify a space for a daycare and establish a society to run the facility, which could then acquire funding to run the operation from the Department of Education.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nunavut child care indigenous northern communities rural communities space shortages subsidies young parents Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:24 +0000 10345 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 */ ?> Liberals should consider overhaul of parental leave benefits, says study http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/03/liberals-should-consider-overhaul-parental-leave-benefits-says-study <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 should rethink federal parental benefits and overhaul a system that’s leaving out too many families and women, according to a new study.</p> <p>The study, published Wednesday by the Institute for Research on Public Policy, says the federal government should consider removing parental benefits from the employment insurance system and give it a new federal program to ensure that more parents can qualify for benefits.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada maternity and parental leave eligibility employment insurance government subsidized labour market Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:55:45 +0000 10344 at http://www.childcarecanada.org