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Sectoral bargaining for child care workers would help fix staffing shortages

If governments want to increase child care availability, they should make changes that make it easier and more effective to unionize the sector

Bill C-35 is a chance for the feds to fully implement accessible childcare—if they do it right

Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology consideration of Bill C-35

Measuring matters

Provinces must move towards a set-fee model, with an eye on capacity expansion

AFB 2024: Child care

Alternative Federal Budget: what the federal government could achieve on child care

Families in Nova Scotia Urgently Need Expansion of Licensed Child Care

Nova Scotia is making real progress on child care cost—now it's time to expand spaces.

Not done yet

Canada has made big progress on child care costs—but has a lot of work to do on availability of spaces.

Is my community a child care desert? New map shows availability across Canada

New research shows that child care availability in Canada has a long way to go

Au nom des enfants du Canada, protégeons les lois sur le droit d’auteur!

Le principe de l’utilisation équitable est essentiel pour le personnel enseignant et les élèves. Nous devons le défendre.

Interactive: Game Changer

Are child care fees set to decline by 50% where you live?

Federal Budget 2022: What we're watching for

This budget could herald the beginning of a Pearsonian period of progressive policy making

What can governments do to combat inflation? A lot

Tackling inflation can be part of a public-led recovery—it only requires government to reduce or maintain prices in areas they control.

Patching up Canada’s income security net: Lessons from the pandemic

The big question now for Canada is whether, by design or default, we will revert to the “same old, same old” after the crisis.

Unfinished Business: Recommendations to the new government for advancing gender equality

Gender equality advocates are under no illusion that there is a fight ahead in communities across the country to realize the tremendous potential of Election 2021.