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Health, Society

COVID-19: Quebec reopens some elementary schools and daycares

Tens of thousands of elementary school students in Quebec are going back to their schools today as the French-speaking Canadian province begins to gradually reopen its economy after a two-months lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Quebec, which accounts for »

Society

Advice on parents’ attachment to children in daycare

In 2011, more than half of Canadian parents used child care services for their children under 4 years old, according to government statistics. The trend is increasingly common as more women join the work force. But along with that, many »

Economy, Politics, Society

Canada’s Official Opposition promises to launch affordable child daycare if elected

Canada’s Official Opposition NDP party has pledged to launch an affordable child daycare plan once it becomes the government. Criticizing both the ruling Conservatives and the opposition Liberal parties for empty promies, Official Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair announced the party’s »

Politics, Society

‘Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada’

Documentary filmmaker Karen Cho’s exploration of feminism and the changing rights and conditions of women in Canada in her film Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada, evokes tears, anger and hope. The archival footage of the 1967 »