Educators in Nova Scotia rally for proper compensation and better working conditions

Educators in Nova Scotia rally for proper compensation and better working conditions

Early Childhood Educators and child care workers in Nova Scotia rallied for proper compensation and better working conditions on Thursday, September 8th. Child Care Now Nova Scotia walked alongside them. Educators are demanding that the Nova Scotia government act urgently to address the crisis facing the early childhood education workforce. Nova Scotia, like provinces and…

Commentary: Advocating to ensure governments make affordable child care accessible to all is a collective responsibility

By Morna Ballantyne, Executive Director, Child Care Now One year ago, the Government of Canada entered into a new five-year child care funding agreement with the BC government, providing the first installment of federal money to make licensed early learning and child care programs more affordable, accessible and inclusive.  The Government of Canada quickly reached…

Advocates appeal to University of Ottawa to save campus child care centre from closure

Advocates appeal to University of Ottawa to save campus child care centre from closure

Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, Child Care Now, and Ottawa child care advocates are calling on the University of Ottawa to find an alternative home for Garderie Bernadette, which is at risk of closure because of the planned demolition of its home on the university campus. The bilingual child care centre has served the…

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