Child Care Now Nova Scotia congratulates the Nova Scotia government on its first steps

Halifax, NS — Nova Scotia’s child care advocacy organization says it is pleased the Nova Scotia government is moving forward with expansion of the not-for-profit child care sector.  ‘Child Care Now Nova Scotia is watching these next steps closely because our major priority is to ensure that affordable high quality child care becomes much more…

New Brunswick’s Pay Equity Coalition puts spotlight on Child Care

New Brunswick’s Pay Equity Coalition puts spotlight on Child Care

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.10.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” hover_enabled=”0″ global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_enabled=”0″] The future of child care was the subject of the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity’s first webinar in a new bilingual series on the Future of Work.  Erika Cantu spoke about her struggle…

Election Toolkit

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”Title” _builder_version=”4.9.10″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row column_structure=”3_5,2_5″ _builder_version=”3.25″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”3_5″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_image src=”https://timeforchildcare.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Cover-Page.png” title_text=”Cover Page” _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_5″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”80px|||” custom_padding_tablet=”20px|||” custom_padding_phone=”” custom_padding_last_edited=”on|phone” global_colors_info=”{}” padding_tablet=”20px|||” padding_last_edited=”on|phone” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_blurb _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”] What’s in this kit [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”] How to advocate for child care in the 2021 election What we want from the…

Voter Pledge

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″] How to use the Voter Pledge Take the Voter Pledge to show others your support for high quality, affordable and accessible child care for all! click, save, then print this image for use on social media. take a photo of the pledge…

Lawn/window signs

Lawn/window signs

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Candidate Pledges

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row” _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_blurb content_max_width=”970px” admin_label=”Candidates Pledge Blurb ” _builder_version=”4.9.10″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″] Ask your local candidates to take our child care pledge   Scenario 1: If the candidate agrees to the Candidate Pledge, post a photo of the pledge (on the left with checkmarks) to social media adding…

Creating more non-standard reliable child care will rely on building a comprehensive publicly funded and managed system of regulated early learning and child care

Creating more non-standard reliable child care will rely on building a comprehensive publicly funded and managed system of regulated early learning and child care

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.9.10″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″] A report about the lack of adequate regulated child care for parents who work non-standard hours should be required reading for provincial governments who have been given federal funds to expand regulated child care.  Across Canada, almost 4…

Advocates celebrate Saskatchewan child care agreement and vow federal election will not end the building of a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.

Canada’s child care advocates say the Canada-Saskatchewan child care agreement announced today promises to more than double the existing supply of regulated child care spaces for the province’s youngest children, cut fees by 50% in the next year and  bring them down to $10 a day by 2026. “We are glad to hear the promise…

Childcare calculator

Childcare calculator

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.9.10″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] The federal government is negotiating child care agreements with the provinces and territories that will require that parent fees for regulated child care be lowered by an average of 50 per cent by 2022 and to an average of $10…

Nova Scotia Liberal response

Do you plan to implement the bilateral funding agreement for child care in Nova Scotia?  If so, how would you like to see it implemented?  Yes, we are proud to be one of the first jurisdictions in Canada to achieve a deal with the federal government that will see $10 a day childcare implemented by…

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