Child care advocates propose a roadmap to achieving a quality universal system of early learning and child care in Alberta The child care funding agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta signed last week and the more than $3 billion federal transfer to the province sets the stage for big reductions… Continue reading Child care advocates propose a roadmap …..
We are pleased to announce the signing of a federal – provincial child care agreement in Alberta. See our statement below and follow us for more details as they become available.
In April 2021 the federal government budgeted over 30 billion dollars in funding for provinces and territories to build a system of child care. The foundation of each agreement is to reduce parent fees in half by 2022, and create regulated, high quality child care for $10/day across the country. The federal plan prioritizes “Working… Continue reading Child Care Is A Municipal Issue
Advocates identify opportunities to advance child care in Canada On July 18, child care advocates from across the country gathered in Ottawa, Ontario to address the current political challenges obstructing families from accessing affordable, high quality, inclusive, early learning and child care programs. “We’re working together to convince governments to implement our proposed Shared Framework for… Continue reading National Child Care Advocacy Summit, July 2017
What we want in an early learning and child care framework for Canada The federal Liberals promised they would take action to develop affordable, accessible, inclusive, high-quality early learning and child care for every child. After the election, Prime Minister Trudeau mandated the federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the federal Minister of… Continue reading What we want in an early learning and child care framework
January 15, 2016 We are excited to share an important new document, a Shared Framework for Building an Early Childhood Education and Care System for All. The Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada (CCAAC) worked with many others from across Canada to develop this Shared Framework, which is addressed to federal, provincial and territorial governments.… Continue reading Advocacy initiatives and policy developments
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