Tag Archives: Childcare

Is the Au Pair option the childcare solution for us?


Is an Au Pair the childcare solution for us? Are you wondering whether an Au Pair is a good option for your family?  Here are some important things to consider before committing to hosting an Au Pair. First and foremost, you are welcoming into your home a soon-to-be extended member of the family.  Your Au […]

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Canada’s failing Caregiver Program has given rise to the popularity of the Au Pair for childcare


Childcare – One of the biggest concerns for young families in Canada Canadian families are sliding into a childcare crevasse.  From Victoria to Halifax, dual income families are scrambling to find childcare that suits their hectic schedules and doesn’t break the bank.  With the exception of Quebec, there are no provincial or federal childcare options or […]

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Dollars and Sense – The Cost of an Au Pair


Some recent media coverage has highlighted the exorbitant costs associated to daycare in Canada. What does this mean when it comes to hosting an Au Pair? According to a recent article in the Vancouver Sun, a typical family in Vancouver with a child in full-time care can expect to pay approximately $50,000 for childcare. That […]

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