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Read about the behind the scenes work, and get to know all our amazing team as we share some of their stories, news, and work with you.

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Martha Friendly Awarded the Order of Canada as an Officer for propelling the importance of child care not only for the benefits it accrues to children, but also for its necessity for Canadian families, and particularly for women’s equality

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RC/W News — June 13, 2023

Andrea Doucet participated as a panelist in the Oxfam Report Launch Event

On June 13th at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON, Andrea participated in a panel discussion with Lauren Ravon (Oxfam Canada) and Bilan Arte (Canadian Labour Congress) in the Oxfam Report Launch Event. The report is based on Oxfam’s Care Policy Scorecard and focuses on actions at the federal level. The event was attended by researchers, advocates, and Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and included a discussion on what’s needed and missing from Canada’s policies around care.

RC/W News — March 23, 2023

Sophie Mathieu shares three takeaways from the Quebec childcare model

In this blog, Sophie reflects on lessons from Quebec’s childcare system for other provinces and territories in Canada.

RC/W News — December 20, 2022

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December 2022

RC/W News — December 7, 2022

Four members of our team have been appointed to the new National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care by the Government of Canada

Don Giesbrecht (Chairperson), Morna Ballantyne, Gordon Cleveland, and Sophie Mathieu (General Members – Academic/Advocate stream) have been appointed to the new National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care.

RC/W News — December 7, 2022

Karen Foster and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay inducted into the Class of 2022 Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

Karen Foster (Dalhousie University) has been inducted into the Class of 2022 RSC as a College Member and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay (Université Téluq) has been inducted into the Class of 2022 RSC as a Fellow.

RC/W News — November 17, 2022

Umay Kader to study young adults who live with their parents

Umay Kader, a PhD candidate in sociology at UBC and RC/W student research assistant, is setting out to interview up to 50 people aged 25 to 34 who live with their parents in Metro Vancouver, to learn how they navigate these living arrangements.

RC/W News — November 11, 2022

B.C. Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood appointed to Senate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the appointment of a new senator, Indigenous Scholar Margo Greenwood, who will represent British Columbia.

RC/W News — November 11, 2022

Kate Bezanson serving as special advisor to Office of the Prime Minister

Brock University researcher Kate Bezanson has been seconded to serve as a special advisor on gender, rights, and social, economic and legal issues to the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada.

RC/W News — October 4, 2022

Andrea Doucet receives Brock’s Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity

Andrea Doucet, Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies has received Brock University’s 2022 Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity.

RC/W News — May 6, 2022

RC/W Postdoctoral Fellow lands Tenure Track Position

Dr. Kimberly de Laat has accepted an Assistant Professor tenure track position in Organization and Human Behaviour at the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business, University of Waterloo.

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