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Mother’s Day controversy in Quebec after teachers celebrate parents

The controversial decision by teachers at a Quebec school to replace Mother’s Day events with a celebration of parents has caused ripples all the way to the provincial legislature, but supporters say such moves can benefit children. The school service centre that oversees La Chanterelle school in Quebec City said …

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The pandemic changed how we work. Now, mothers want it to stay that way

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Brianna Shereck was at odds between getting ahead in her career and caring for her two pre-school aged children.  “If you’ve ever had kids in daycare, you’re familiar that they get sick all of the time,” said Shereck. In 2019, she took five weeks away from …

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Single mothers’ lawsuit against province’s legal aid system heads to B.C. Supreme Court

The B.C. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday from a group of B.C. single mothers who are challenging the province’s legal aid system. The case, launched in 2017 by the Single Mothers Alliance, argues the province’s legal aid funding for women fleeing abuse is inadequate, and puts them further at risk. A judge …

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