A collection of posts, articles and media related to child care shortages and challenges in communities across Canada.
Day care spaces lacking in the Alberni Valley, according to a childcare consultant.
The money tied to each provincial deal would likely top up a base amount of per capita funding to each province, like the way social program money is distributed.
The shortage of early childhood education workers in the East Kootenay area has meant daycares are closing and some parents who want to return to work just can't.
Affordable child care advocates are using Mother’s Day to remind the province that affordable, regulated child care is important to children but also the workforce as a whole.
Refugee agencies are scrambling to ensure they have enough daycare spaces for Syrian refugees arriving in Saskatchewan.
Lack of quality child care spaces and the expense of hard-to-come-by spots are forcing some parents to think outside the box.
Worried about historic child-care shortages in Calgary, two city councillors are looking for options to boost the number of spaces. Finding childcare in a city with an escalating number of births every year has long been a source of frustration for parents.
The province's new plan aims to create 12,000 more child-care spaces in Manitoba.
Having kids remains a debt sentence for many families in Metro region.
The province, City of Vancouver and the school board are using space they already have in this tight real estate market. A childcare centre is being added to a Vancouver elementary during seismic upgrades.
Christine Fretwell waited a year and a half to get her twin boys into a YMCA after-school care program at Lord Roberts Elementary in Vancouver’s West End. She knows she’s not the only parent who struggled to fill the gap between when school lets out and the workday ends.