Invest in child care now in Saskatchewan

Election 2021 – A chance to vote for child care!

Child Care Champions,

A federal election has been called and we now have the unique opportunity to advocate for a Canada-wide system of child care in a way like never before.

Child Care Now Saskatchewan’s parent organization Child Care Now has created a very useful toolkit to help voters get engaged in child care advocacy.  

Tools include Candidate Pledges, window signs and ways to engage in your community like writing Opinion Editorials and letters to the editor.

You can also find information on party platforms and importantly, what advocates asking for from parties and candidates?  

News

Saskatchewan child care advocates urge government to accelerate child care negotiations

With a federal election likely to be called very soon, child care advocates are anxious that the Saskatchewan government move quickly to negotiate a child care agreement with the federal government so that work can begin right away on making regulated services more affordable and available for Saskatchewan families. “Looking at the other child care…

Full story Saskatchewan child care advocates urge government to accelerate child care negotiations

Three quarters of Albertans want to see child care in the wake of COVID-19

An Environics poll done for the Alberta Federation of Labour says 78 per cent of Albertans supported “Universal, public child care so parents, especially mothers, can more easily go back to work and earn wages.” “It’s clear Alberta parents have learned some lessons from COVID-19, even if their premier hasn’t,” said CCNow’s Morna Ballantyne. She…

Full story Three quarters of Albertans want to see child care in the wake of COVID-19