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Alternative Federal Budget 2019

Sub Title: 
No Time to Lose
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Release Date: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Number of pages in documents: 
84 pages
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With the country facing significant and unpredictable headwinds going into another federal election year, the 2019 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) shows that Canada can boost competitiveness and encourage innovation by investing in people, not by giving corporations more tax cuts.

Study reveals highest and lowest child care fees in Canadian cities in 2018

Impacts of new provincial affordability policies offer lessons for decision makers
Release Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019

OTTAWA —A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) updates the ranking of most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. Fees have risen faster than inflation in 61% of cities since 2017, although in 2018, the number of provinces with policies directly targeting fee affordability has doubled.

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Stades de développement

Sub Title: 
Frais de garde d’enfants dans les plus grandes villes du Canada — 2018
Release Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Number of pages in documents: 
42 pages
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Cette étude met à jour le classement des villes, de la plus chère à la moins chère au Canada, pour les services de garde à l’enfance. Les frais de garde ont augmenté plus rapidement que l’inflation dans 61 pour cent des villes depuis l’an passé, et ce, même si en 2018 le nombre de provinces qui ont mis en œuvre des politiques visant à réduire les frais de garde a doublé.

Developmental Milestones

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Child care fees in Canada’s big cities 2018
Release Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Number of pages in documents: 
37 pages
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This report updates the ranking of the most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. The study finds that fees have risen faster than inflation in 61% of cities since 2017. However, in 2018, the number of provinces with policies directly targeting fee affordability has doubled. 

The study, the fifth in a series, provides an annual snapshot of median parental child care fees in Canada’s 28 biggest cities for full-time regulated child care of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Fees were surveyed between May-August 2018.

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