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Prix du Premier ministre pour l'excellence en éducation de la petite enfance
Prolongation des mises en candidature jusqu'au 19 avril 2013
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University of Winnipeg day care steamed over bus loops plans
The University of Winnipeg is trying to find a new location for its bus loop. It used to loop from Young to Spence street but was closed last year to make way for the university's new recreation centre. University officials are looking at a number of options, including placing it along Sherbrook Street, Vaughan Street, Memorial Boulevard or St. Mary Avenue.
Parents in St. Andrews feeling the child care crunch
Lack of child care isn't a new problem for parents in the RM of St. Andrews, but as of now, it's one with no viable solution. "We have over 120 something kids on our wait list," said local child care provider Terry Vanoutrive. The community is crying out for additional before and after school programs to help families with kids aged six and over.
Day care, tuition debated by candidates at Terrace, B.C. college
Northwest Community College students and instructors received a taste of NDP electoral financial caution during an all candidates meeting held at the college's Terrace campus. Robin Austin, the NDP candidate seeking re-election in Skeena in the provincial election, told students there isn't enough money to do everything students may want his party to do if it's elected.
Toronto day cares in schools fear eviction it they refuse to run before- and after-school programs for full-day kindergarten
Toronto day cares in schools say they are being told if they refuse to run before- and after-school programs for full-day kindergarten students, they risk being replaced by another operator. Day cares are balking because they say it is hard to hire staff for split shifts. They add that they don’t have enough money to refurbish kindergarten rooms to meet strict day care standards and they can't raise fees to cover costs if children drop out.
Prenatal Gathering helps women prepare for motherhood
The Prince Albert Daily Herald
Designed to help expectant mothers learn about resources available to them, the event combines crafts and presentations with educational displays on pregnancy, the birth process and parenting. "It's basically an adjunct to our regular, more traditional prenatal classes," public health nurse Janelle Amyotte explained.
Stark choice for day care
Kids don't come cheap. From outgrowing clothes as fast as parents can buy them to braces and the voracious appetite of teenagers, raising a child is a costly thing. A new report commissioned by Brock University's Niagara Community Observatory has shone a spotlight on one of the most expensive things about raising young children: day care.
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Opinion: Change subsidy program instead of chasing universal child care
The Delta Optimist
I have operated a licenced family childcare for 17 years in South Delta and I agree there is a problem with parents receiving low wages and their ability to find childcare.
Child caregivers and parents all know the subsidy program is outdated and the amount parents receive does not cover the full cost of the care they need.
Professionals preach importance of math for North Ward career day
The Paris Star
Math got a much-needed boost as a future career tool at North Ward School on Thursday as professionals of numerous stripes shared insights into why numbers and how to use them are important to their careers. Dubbed "Math/Career Day," students in grades 5 to 8 went from classroom to classroom for half hour sessions listening to people like paramedic duty manager Randy Papple and paramedic Shayna Wright of Brant County Ambulance talk about how their profession has come to involve a lot more math and science.
After flirting with indexing $7-a-day day care, partial PQ backtrack on cuts
Could $7-a-day day care be a thing of the past? Worried by reports that the Parti Quebecois was looking to index the cost of day cares, Quebec's association of day care operations has reached an agreement with the province. Family Minister Nicole Leger has confirmed with CTV Montreal that the cost of day cares will not change during the PQ's current mandate.
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