Canada has much to learn from other countries about better ways of providing learning and care for children.
Where new early learning and child-care programs are located, how they are designed, built and resourced, and what they teach can either add to the problem of climate change or help mitigate it.
Stable child care can protect kids in the face of major life stressors — so should subsidy policies.
Ontario’s flat fee for child care should be replaced by an income-tested fee reflecting family incomes.
This week’s announcements will add to the need to train more early childhood workers and to ensure they are more diverse in a way that better reflects our multicultural society.
So high are childcare costs that on the fourth day or work per week a returning parent can face an effective marginal tax rate as high as 67%
Feminists in the 1970s knew the liberation of women and children was inextricably linked.
Among provinces, Ontario is the least generous supporter of its childhood educator workforce. Parents pay the price in available child-care spaces if a staffing recruitment crisis does not improve.
The lack of reform to childcare - a huge cost-of-living pressure - is the biggest missed opportunity of the week.
We must meaningfully include newcomers and refugees in the formulation of policies that address structural constraints that affect them during times of crisis.
When early childhood education providers become more entrepreneurial, the quality of their programs improves, research shows.
Sen. Manchin effectively killed one of Biden’s key economic priorities by withdrawing his support from the $2 trillion bill.
A new study shows how migrant families struggle to get the childcare they need and how an easier visa system would help.
The recent federal election could be a game-changer for organizational gender inequality. The proposed Canada-wide child-care strategy could have a profound impact.
A renewed model for oversight and support of all home child-care providers would ensure that our society’s youngest and most vulnerable people have access to safe and higher-quality home child care.
Childcare is central to families being able to sustain working lives. But insufficient government funding and a complex web of for-profit companies means many are losing out
Estimates suggest that every 12 seconds, a child somewhere in the world loses a caregiver to the coronavirus pandemic.
New study finds that workplace hostility toward motherhood in STEM fields can deter even young, childless women from pursuing academic careers.
Australian fatherhood remains closely tied to ‘breadwinning’. History helps us to understand why.
Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.