Archive for January 28, 2014
Nannies in Canada are in high demand, especially because Canadian law says that, after fulfilling two years worth of employment hours, nannies are allowed to apply for permanent residency. Parents often prefer live in help because their hours are more flexible, and the cost is lower — the current minimum wage is a little under $11 for live in help, compared to up to $18 for daycare.
Many parents are wondering what to look for in a good nanny, and how to get in contact with them in the first place. Here are three common questions families have.
1. Should I Work with Nanny Agencies in Canada?
It’s not always necessary to use an agency to find a nanny, especially if you aren’t set on hiring live in help. It will, however, make the nanny-finding process a lot less stressful. If