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Canada to put up C$30 billion for long-awaited national childcare program

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks to news media before unveiling her first fiscal update, the Fall Economic Statement 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 30, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo April 19, 2021 By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will invest up to C$30 billion ($23.9 billion) […]

Biden’s $15 Minimum Wage Would Raise Childcare Costs, Hurt Families: Heritage Foundation

The author of a new study on the impact of a $15 federal minimum wage on childcare costs said that while the move will boost the incomes of some lower wage workers, it will increase childcare costs across the country by as much as 43 percent in some states. Rachel Greszler, a research fellow in […]

Canada to reveal huge COVID-19 deficit, make ‘down payment’ on national childcare

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland (L), Minister of Health Patty Hajdu, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, and Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos (R), attends a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Blair GableNovember 27, 2020By Julie Gordon […]