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childcare

Advocate says B.C.'s children in government care need more social workers now

Turpel-Lafond says the province has fewer social workers now compared to 13 years ago - and must hire more by boosting Children's Ministry funding.
Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa

Mulcair hits the city's three hot buttons: affordable homes, childcare and transit

Mulcair vows to create more than 50,000 quality childcare spaces in the Vancouver area, at a maximum rate of $15 per day, with participating provinces.
Children in day care. Creative Commons photo

Learn from Quebec: B.C. can afford $10-a-day childcare, say economists

CCPA study shows more mothers in workforce would grow economy, cover large part of program costs
1,006 new child-care spaces coming to BC. Photo by BC Govt

1,006 new child-care spaces coming to BC

“This is a first step toward the 13,000 new licensed spaces the strategy will support over the next eight years," says Stephanie Cadieux.

Vancouver’s newly adopted capital plan allots $30 million towards childcare

Vancouver city council alters priorities from the previous capital plan and approves $30 million childcare initiative over the next four years, but more can be done, says councillor.

Childcare crisis eased by VSB and Collingwood Neighbourhood House Partnership

There's a huge challenge for parents looking to find high-quality, licensed and affordable childcare for their kids.

Election promise fulfilled: Vancouver's first flexible childcare opens

What to do when your preschool's hours and yours don't match?

Secretariat and Buried top a short line up of new films this week

Diane Lane is the owner who discovered a triple crown-winner in the horse racing movie, Secretariat. (read more)

Government Ignores Legally Required Privacy Impact Assessment, FIPA Says

The BC government is ploughing ahead with a massive data-matching program that will centralize control of all the personal information obtained from citizens who receive government services, despite...