Media - 2024

In most provinces, 4-year-olds aren’t at school — but it’s an economically smart way to create child-care spaces

The Conversation, January 25, 2024 Excerpt: "Economists have been increasingly vocal on the fiscal rationale for strategic investments in the early years.But how to invest wisely?In 2024, the question is urgent as provinces and territories look to the second half of the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreements (CWELCC)...

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Public schools can address Canada’s child-care deserts

Craig Alexander | The Globe and Mail, January 17, 2024 Excerpt: "There have been troubling developments on the child care and youth skills front. First, the share of children in care has fallen despite Ottawa reaching Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care agreements with all provinces and territories.One can understand...

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