COVID-19 creates uncertainty for caregivers paid under the table

COVID-19 creates uncertainty for caregivers paid under the table

by John Philip Green  •  May 05, 2020
We're all part of this global crisis, pivoting our work, family and social lives to adjust to a new normal. Many of us have been shut-in, subjected to working from home, and physically distancing. It’s a difficult adjustment, especially with kids, but I count myself lucky, in part because we have a live-in nanny to help. Not everyone has been so fortunate: over a million Canadians lost their jobs in March alone, and over four million have since applied for government support. But many more h...
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How to Create The Best Nanny Interview Checklist

How to Create The Best Nanny Interview Checklist

by Kyla Dewar  •  August 07, 2019
When it comes to hiring a nanny, therere interviewing. After all, they may be the one who will care for your child soon. Interviews allow you to meet face-to-face with a potential nanny and provide the perfect opportunity for you both to get to know each other on a personal and professional level. But what if youre trying to take care of your kids throughout the whole process. But never fear! CanadianNanny.ca is here! In this article, wet of nanny interviews, read on! Before the Inte...
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7 Easy Steps for Finding the Best Babysitter

7 Easy Steps for Finding the Best Babysitter

by Kyla Dewar  •  July 02, 2019
Whether you’re a new parent or a seasoned vet, every family at one point or another will need a little help when it comes to caring for the kids. It’s a part of life; things come up, and schedules don’t match. One way or another, you’ll eventually find yourself in a position where you need to think about hiring a babysitter. For many parents, the thought of bringing someone else in to care for your child may seem scary, but babysitters can help in so many ways. Babysitters can be part-time...
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Nanny Myths: 4 False Ideas You Need to Forget

Nanny Myths: 4 False Ideas You Need to Forget

by Kyla Dewar  •  June 11, 2019
When it comes to nannies, people tend to have a lot of preconceived notions — both good and bad. Some paint nannies in a wonderful light, while others maybe aren’t as favourable. More often than not, what we think of when it comes to nannies is based on portrayals we’ve seen on TV or in the movies. Unfortunately, though, those mediums don’t always paint the most realistic picture as they’re usually glamorized or overdramatized. But we want to set the record straight when it comes to nannie...
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A New Pathway for Care Providers to Become Canadian Citizens

A New Pathway for Care Providers to Become Canadian Citizens

by Kyla Dewar  •  May 07, 2019
If you are a caregiver who has worked in Canada, but does not have permanent resident status, a new government pilot program is making it easier to make Canada your home. The Interim Pathway for Caregivers is a program dedicated to helping in-home caregivers with experience working with children or those with medical needs, seek permanent residency within Canada based on job experiences. It also offers an opportunity to include a spouse, partner, and children in the application to give them s...
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