How to Talk to Children About Black Lives Matter

  Over the past few weeks, protests against racism and police brutality have taken place across Canada and the United States. Everywhere we look, we are reminded of the injustices people of colour, and specifically black communities, face on a daily basis. Our news feeds are full of updates, opinions, and acts of solidarity. Television… Read more »

5 Tips to work from home with your nanny

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, more parents are working from home than ever before. If you rely on childcare and have a nanny looking after your children at home, their work environment has now become more challenging. In our experience, nannies typically shy away from positions where Mom or Dad work from home… Read more »

Summer Camp Cancelled? Hire a Nanny.

Nannies on Call has a solution to make your summer a lot easier, less stressful and a lot more fun for your children. Just because many summer camps are not operating, it doesn’t mean your children have to miss out on their usual camp style fun. Hire a summer nanny anytime between June 15th to… Read more »

Reopening of On Call Services in BC and Alberta

We know that the last couple of months have been difficult for you and that you’ve been juggling many responsibilities with limited support. As our government slowly allows businesses to start opening across Canada, Nannies on Call is here to help. After careful consideration, we are excited to reopen our On Call Babysitting service following… Read more »

We are here to help you

Like many businesses and families, Nannies on Call is adapting to meet the needs or our families and nannies. Restaurants are providing meal kits and grocery services, liquor stores are putting together cocktail kits, and manufacturing companies have switched to producing PPE. Everyone is doing their best to stay in business and service Canadians safely…. Read more »

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit and your Nanny

In this situation – what do you do when facing temporary lay off of your nanny or caregiver? Record of Employment (ROE) A Record of Employment is required to be submitted to Service Canada by the employer when there is an interruption in earnings of the employee: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/businesses/topics/payroll/payroll-overview/life-events-employees/what-should-you-employee-interruption-earnings.html As such, if you have, or plan… Read more »

Nanny Plan Extensions

We hope you are all staying safe and following social distancing rules. As you know we made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend our On Call nanny department. We felt like it was the right thing to do because On Call nannies go to different homes everyday which could lead to the spreading of COVID-19…. Read more »

Online Tutoring and Group Classes Now Available

We know that as parents in the middle of a global pandemic, you’re juggling more responsibilities than ever before. You’re working from home, managing household duties, keeping your children safe and happy, and to top it all off you’re now also a primary educator. We know that many of you are feeling overworked and overwhelmed…. Read more »