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Andrea Doucet discusses 3 lessons from MP Karina Gould’s parental leave that could help all Canadian families

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Dans les Nouvelles — 23 mai 2024

Peter Moss publishes book on Early Childhood in the Anglosphere

Written by two leading international experts, Early Childhood in the Anglosphere offers a unique comparison of early childhood education and care services, and parenting leave, across seven high-income Anglophone countries. Peter Moss and Linda Mitchell explore what these systems have in common, including the dominance of ‘childcare’ services, widespread privatisation and marketisation, and weak parenting leave. They highlight the substantial failings of these systems, and the causes and consequences of these failings.

Dans les Nouvelles — 3 mai 2024

Families Count 2024

The Vanier Institute’s new resource explores three decades of change, continuity, and complexity among families in Canada. Released during the International Year of the Family’s 30th anniversary, Families Count 2024 provides statistical portraits of families in Canada, highlights trends over time, and offers insights on what it all means for families and family life.

Nouvelles RS/T — 2 avril 2024

Allyship in Community Research Podcast Part 2

In the spirit of Black History and African Heritage Month at Brock, Masters student Isabelle Hill and recent graduate Christabel Oghinan take the mic to explore what Black allyship looks like in research. They spoke with Dr. Andrea Doucet, Professor in Brock’s Department of Sociology and Canadian Research Chair in Gender, Work and Care, and recent PhD grad Dr. Sadie Goddard-Durant, Director of the Office of Equity Diversity & Inclusion at Durham College about how they negotiated the supervisor-student relationship and what allyship means to them.

Nouvelles RS/T — 1 avril 2024

Allyship in Community Research Podcast Part 1

In the spirit of Black History and African Heritage Month at Brock, Masters student Isabelle Hill and recent graduate Christabel Oghinan take the mic to explore what Black allyship looks like in research. They spoke with Dr. Andrea Doucet, Professor in Brock’s Department of Sociology and Canadian Research Chair in Gender, Work and Care, and recent PhD grad Dr. Sadie Goddard-Durant, Director of the Office of Equity Diversity & Inclusion at Durham College about how they negotiated the supervisor-student relationship and what allyship means to them.

Nouvelles RS/T — 22 mars 2024

Laura Fisher publishes first-author paper!

Laura Fisher, RC/W Research Assistant and Doctoral Student at Dalhousie University, has published her first first-author paper in the Journal of Rural and Community Development.

Dans les Nouvelles — 1 février 2024

Is $10 daycare in trouble?

Martha Friendly discusses the growing pains confronting affordable daycare in this CBC Podcast.

Dans les Nouvelles — 29 janvier 2024

Are people taking enough time away from work?

Karen Foster discusses workload, vacation time, and employee performance.

Dans les Nouvelles — 25 janvier 2024

The effects of working multiple jobs on mental health and family life

Sylvia Fuller tells BC Today host Michelle Eliot about how the constant juggling of multiple jobs can lead to negative consequences.

Dans les Nouvelles — 15 janvier 2024

Martha Friendly on the working conditions of ECEs

Martha Friendly is featured on CBC News to discuss the importance of better wages and working conditions to recruit and retain workers needed to expand the child-care system.

Nouvelles RS/T — 12 décembre 2023

Kim de Laat on fathers and parental leave

A new report released by Kim de Laat, Andrea Doucet, and Alyssa Gerhardt has shown how Canadian paternal leave policies discourage fathers from taking time off from work to care for children. The problem can be solved with flexible work arrangements implemented by employers but managerial bias stands in the way.

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