Interaction Weekly
Aug. 5, 2015

Election Issues 2015: A Maclean's primer on child care
Maclean's
Maclean's is your destination for the 2015 election. Start with our in-depth primers on the 12 issues that will dominate the election, like child care. More

Queen's University: Second children's daycare location set to open in September
The Queen's Journal
A second children's daycare location is set to open in September at the An Clachan complex on Van Order Drive. The new location, run by the Queen's Day Care Centre, will accommodate 10 infants (newborns to 16 months old) and 15 toddlers (16 months to two and a half years old). According to a Queen's press release, the centre will begin accepting preschoolers in fall 2016. More

Cambridge, Ontario daycare operating under provisional license
CTV News
A Cambridge daycare is now operating under a provisional license. According to the Ministry of Education the daycare failed to meet several requirements under the Day Nurseries Act.More

Glace Bay, Nova Scotia daycare will remain open
Cape Breton Post
A month after announcing they would be closing and selling the building in order to deal with a mounting deficit, officials with the daycare have found a way to cope with their financial challenges and will continue to provide care to Glace Bay area children. Cass Roach, director of the daycare, said that the non-profit daycare's board of directors sat down again in recent weeks in a last-ditch effort to resolve outstanding issues and save the daycare.More

Registration open for child care at Durham Catholic schools
DurhamRegion.com
The Durham Catholic District School Board's partner agencies are accepting registrations for child care. Several DCDSB schools across Durham offer child-care options for children ranging from 0 to 12 years of age. More

Strathcona Regional District backs $10-a-day child care
Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District is endorsing a plan that would provide child care for just $10 a day. The board of directors, at a recent meeting, voted to not only support the initiative but to also write to the B.C. ministry of education — with copies to other local governments — to show its endorsement. More

Owner: Minimum wage increase will increase daycare fees
CBC News
People who run daycares say the increase in Alberta's minimum wage will increase child care costs. The Alberta NDP government plans to increase the hourly wage by $1 on Oct. 1, with an aim of phasing in more increases to hit $15 an hour by 2018. More

The state of childcare in GTA: Limited space and high fees
Metro News
Daycare is a major plank in the NDP's bid to win next fall's federal election. We look at the state of daycare in the GTA, a key election battleground for the NDP. More