Introducing Child Care Now’s new project and report investigating child care expansion in Canada

Introducing Child Care Now’s new project and report investigating child care expansion in Canada

A new report by Child Care Now provides a baseline for monitoring the expansion of licensed early learning and child care spaces across Canada since the implementation of the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) Agreements.  Drawing primarily on data collected through the Childcare Resource and Research Unit’s Early Childhood Education and Care in…

Pan-Canadian ELCC growth 2008-2021: a snapshot

Pan-Canadian ELCC growth 2008-2021: a snapshot

Child Care Now has released the first report, ‘Pan-Canadian growth of Early Learning and Child Care since 2008’, of the Growth by Design project, which is funded by the Employment and Social Development Canada’s Early Learning and Child Care Innovation grant Program.  The  report provides a baseline for monitoring the expansion of licensed early learning…

How provinces and territories are funding the capital cost of expanding regulated child care

How provinces and territories are funding the capital cost of expanding regulated child care

Most provinces and territories have put in place funding programs to support the capital costs associated with expanding regulated child care. Most of these programs focus on increasing the number of spaces for children under age 6. Across the provinces and territories, there are variations in the amount, eligibility and other conditions attached to grants…

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