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Child Care During the Pandemic: British Columbia
REPORT September 8th

From the beginning of the pandemic in British Columbia, child care was declared an essential service. Providers were not ordered to close but were also not forced to stay open. According to various child-care providers, the pandemic did not so much create problems as exacerbate existing challenges. Diverse forms of child care were available to families during the pandemic, but the crisis highlights the province’s inequitable treatment of providers based on the type of care they provide.

Canada's Child Care Policy Needs to Keep Up With Challenging Times
REPORT September 8th

Cardus calls for prioritizing kids, serving the diverse needs of families, and equitable funding in child care

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