Child care advocates applaud PEI child care agreement–the first reached with a provincial Conservative government

The Government of Canada’s plan to build a Canada-wide system of early learning and child care is working, said Canada’s child care advocacy association after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and PEI Premier Dennis King announced they had reached an agreement to expand regulated child care, bring down parent fees to $10 a day by 2024,…

Ontario Chalks the Walk and How to Get Involved!

Ontario Chalks the Walk and How to Get Involved!

The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC) and the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO) launched a Roadmap to Universal Child Care in Ontario which proposes twenty policy interventions to build a comprehensive and publicly funded system.  Carolyn Ferns of the OCBCC says it is urgent that Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford be…

Provincial Action

Alberta advocates have published an Op Ed on why a provincial child care agreement with the federal government is critical to the survival of the child care sector and to economic recovery from COVID19. Child Care Now Saskatchewan published an open letter to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe urging him to negotiate an agreement with the federal government….

Kim’s Story

When I was six weeks pregnant with my first child, my husband and I put our names on the Waterloo Region OneList— a centralized system of all licensed child care spaces in the region. My daughter did not receive a space until she was 18 months old. Due to the lack of adequate licensed child…

Child Care Now N.S. reacts to the monumentally significant agreement

Child Care Now Nova Scotia recognizes that the funding agreement between the federal government and Nova Scotia government is monumentally significant. Child Care Now Nova Scotia’s thoughts can be summed up as: “They heard us! Now let’s build that universal child care system together.” Christine Saulnier, member of the steering committee of Child Care Now…

Child Care Now Applauds Canada-Nova Scotia Child Care Agreement

Canada’s child care advocates congratulate the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia for reaching a child care funding agreement that puts in place crucial guardrails for building a universal publicly managed and not for profit system of early learning and child care in the province. “This agreement will lead to big changes…

Will Donation Ever Rule the World?

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Canada’s Child Care Advocates Celebrate Government of Canada-BC Child Care Agreement

Canada’s child care advocates say the child care funding agreement reached between the Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia provides a solid framework for building a universal public system of early learning and child care programs and services. As a result, all BC families will in good time, and as quickly as possible,…

Canada’s Roadmap to Affordable Child Care for ALL

Canada’s Roadmap to Affordable Child Care for ALL

The child care movement has long advocated for a universal publicly funded and managed child care system We have called on the federal government to use its spending power and legislative authority to ensure that all children, regardless of where they live in Canada, have access to regulated, affordable, inclusive, culturally safe, flexible, high quality…

Child Care Now holds successful AGM

On June 22nd Child Care Now held its Annual General Meeting to elect its Board of Directors and review its report of the organization’s past activities.  Child Care Now is regarded as the leading national advocacy organization in Canada and has been especially busy the last few years doing everything possible to guide big changes…

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