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Oxfam Canada releases its 2019 Feminist Scorecard

Oxfam Canada has released its 2019 Feminist Scorecard, the third in this series. The report assesses the steps that the government took between March 2018 and February 2019 to make meaningful progress towards achieving women’s rights and gender equality. Progress is...

Study Shows Provincial Policies have Positive Impacts on Child Care Fees

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released the fifth in a series of reports that rank the most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. Development Milestones: Child care fees in Canada’s big cities 2018 shows that child care fee have...

Study: Saskatchewan’s Failing Report Card on Child Care

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative's Saskatchewan Office has released Saskatchewan’s Failing Report Card on Child Care. This study examines the history and consequences of the province's neglect in the important area of child care. The authors makes several...

Low wages for Nova Scotia ECEs impact retention, quality of care

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Nova Scotia office (CCPA-NS) has released Unappreciated and Underpaid: Early Childhood Educators in Nova Scotia. In the report, authors Christine Saulnier and Lesley Frank provide a snapshot of what it is like for Early...

What would be in a child care-friendly federal budget?

Every child in Canada would be able to access high quality early-learning and child care services within 10 years The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Alternative Federal Budget 2019, No Time to Lose, proposed a revised approach to Canada’s early learning and...

Child Care Now 2019 submission to Finance Committee

Federal spending to create universal child care essential to economic growth Child Care Now submitted its recommendations to the House of Commons Finance Committee in advance of the 2019 Budget. The committee requested that submissions focus on measures to ensure...