“It is regrettable that the government, school boards, and other employers still under-appreciate and undervalue the work of early childhood educators and child care workers" said Harvey Bishoff.
It's that exciting time of year when economists start making submissions to the federal Finance Committee about what they'd like to see in Budget 2018. What would a feminist budget look like?
Changing the status quo in child care means affordable fees, decent wages and quality non-profit services backed by sustained funding and thorough planning.
Low welfare rates, minimal childcare support and skyrocketing rents mean B.C. has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada. The B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition is organizing a week of action.
British Columbians are in desperate need of affordable housing, higher social assistance rates and public school funding. Instead the government is spending a budget windfall on paying down the debt.
EI's maternity benefits system favours mothers from higher-earning families. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Brock University researcher Lindsey McKay about why.
The Ontario government has proposed changes to standards for child care for infants and toddlers.
A more inclusive Parental Leave Program for all Canadian Parents: “Because it’s 2015” - and it’s almost 2016
Child care is an issue this federal election. And it is clear that three out of the four federal parties recognize that Canada needs a national child-care program.
Nora Loreto separates the fact from the fiction in the fight between the Liberals and the NDP on child care.