Childcare

Virtual babysitting helps parents juggle double responsibilities during pandemic

For 40 minutes at a time, parents can be free of the kids for whatever they need

 

North Okanagan man chains himself to tree in protest of construction

Crews began work clearing space for a new facility Thursday, Aug. 6

 

Companies get creative to help parents juggle work and kids during pandemic

Experts say child care solutions are key to keeping women in the workforce

 

Federal government commits $625 million in child care funding

Funds to help ensure enough child care spaces to support parents’ gradual return to work post-COVID

Province invests in more than 400 more childcare spaces in Greater Victoria

‘These extra spaces will provide relief for many families,’ says Cordova Bay Elementary PAC president

Six Greater Victoria municipalities partner for childcare analysis

A new study will help tally what’s available and what’s needed

100 Greater Victoria kids on waitlist for Big Brothers and Big Sisters

The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Victoria is in desparate need of more mentors

B.C. launches $2-million childcare professional development network

Minister of state announced program Monday on Vancouver Island

Province adds 260 more childcare spaces in Greater Victoria

144 spaces will be located at elementary schools

439 new licensed child care spaces for Greater Victoria

$4.6 million in funding for Victoria spaces comes through Childcare BC New Spaces Fund

Fernwood daycare selected for $10 per day childcare pilot project

53 daycares were selected out of 300 applicants across the province

Victoria mayor planning for 300 new affordable childcare spaces

The childcare spaces would be located on SD61 properties throughout Victoria

Vic West to host childcare expansion pilot project

New spaces at Vic West Community Centre initially will be housed in portable

New regional website designed to help parents find childcare support

The Victoria Early Years Centre is connecting families with over 200 centres

Impending closure of Vic West daycare has over 70 families scrambling

Babies to Big Kids Daycare shutting its doors end of June, ahead of its lease ending

Quebec daycare subsidies offer warning for B.C., study says

Over-55 women more likely to join paid workforce than young mothers

Inspection reports to be released for B.C. child care, senior facilities

Health Minister Adrian Dix says unlicensed operators will also be forced to disclose conditions

NDP’s first budget to set spending record for housing, child care

Premier John Horgan promises biggest investments in B.C. history