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Alberta’s new $10/day childcare programme excludes some families

While $10 a day is better than what have now, there are a bunch of caveats.

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Alberta Children’s Services reports increase in deaths of young people

These deaths are for those in care, those not in care but receiving services, those who have aged out but still receive support, and those who have only been assessed.

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Alberta announces plan to subsidize childcare using federal funding

The UCP government will receive $290 million over 4 years, yet announced plans to spend $45 million on childcare subsidies.

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Clarifying Candice Malcolm’s rant about reckless Liberal spending

Earlier this week, Candice Malcolm, a columnist at the Toronto Sun, published an article criticizing the federal budget. Here’s my response.

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UCP government creating working parents advisory group

The Alberta government announced last week that they are creating a new advisory group to help in the process of creating a long-term plan to support working parents. According to the announcement, the Supporting Alberta Working Parents Advisory Group will review the latest research, data, and economic analysis as they develop short and long-term initiatives […]

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Trudeau Liberals to create $10-a-day national childcare programme

It’ll take 5 years and $30 billion to set up, and still needs buy in from the provinces and territories.

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UCP use federal funding to create 1,500 new child care spaces

Even though a month ago, they said they weren’t going to create any new spaces this year.

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UCP government to use leftover money for childcare benefit

After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit

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Federal Liberals announce $72M in child care funding for Alberta

The provincial government allocates $6.9 million.

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UCP government launching consultations into more childcare red tape reductions

This past March, after extensive industry consultation, the provincial government announced that they were cancelling the provincial child care accreditation funding programme to reduce red tape. But that wasn’t enough.