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BC worst economy for younger generations

When the economy squeezes the generations raising young children, it risks squeezing the kids that they raise, according to a new study by Generation Squeeze. #CodeRed: B.C. is the worst performing economy in Canada for younger generations looks at how the economy performs for younger generations (under age 45). The MORE


Two Your Education Matters video clips

Watch Sandra Mathison, executive director of the Institute for Public Education BC, on the changes needed in public education policy. (3 min.). First Call’s Adrienne Montani is on the board of directors of the institute. Watch the latest video from Your Education Matters Broad View with Jason Ellis and Alex MORE


Child and youth news of the week

CKNW AM 980: How is Canada’s middle class doing? – Federal minister Jean Yves Duclos discusses child poverty and child care ahead of next federal budget News 1130: Ottawa may offer more child care breaks Global News: Child care and parental leave: What could be in the 2017 federal budget MORE