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Daddy Month

What about gender equality in the Nordic countries? How do couples balance work and family? In this blog entry, I will look at how couples are supported equally in that regard and whether it’s working. 465 more words


The Light at the End of the Tunnel Was REAL!

There’s something that I’ve assumed for a long time, but that I’ve been waiting to really claim as truth until I was a bit further in. 771 more words


Cities pitched environmental role in proposed changes to Alberta legislation

The overhaul of Alberta’s massive municipal government legislation continued Tuesday with a few tweaks to the current bill and a new set of questions on the table. 797 more words

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114 million Americans have no paid family leave “I went back to work 4 weeks after I had my baby because I couldn’t afford to stay home any longer. 137 more words


Minnesota To Provide Extended Paid Parental Leave

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota has become the fourth state in the U.S. to provide extended paid parental leave.

Until now, state employees could use accrued sick time or purchase short-term disability to take paid time off following the birth of a child. 34 more words


What you missed in Canadian politics this week

OTTAWA – There were more than a few quiet tears shed this week in political Ottawa.

First, Donald Trump’s win shook up politicos across the spectrum, prompting a fundamental rethinking of so many pillars of Canadian politics — our approach to defence policy, our embrace of multilateralism and multiculturalism and championing values like free trade, respect for women and visible minorities. 699 more words