– All children in Saskatchewan have access to high-quality, inclusive, regulated early learning and child care programs that are responsive to their needs, cultures, and disposition. – Child care programs provide children opportunities to play and learn, develop friendship, and form meaningful relationship with their peers and the educators who care for them. – All… Continue reading Highlights: A Roadmap to Quality Early Learning and Child Care in Saskatchewan– A renewed vision
This is an historic and exciting time for Saskatchewan families and the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) sector. The new Canada-Saskatchewan child care agreement and the $1.1 billion federal transfer to Saskatchewan sets the stage for creating a high quality, inclusive, accessible and affordable child care system, but important policy changes are necessary. The… Continue reading Beyond Affordability and Spaces — A Transformative Roadmap to Building a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System for Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, November 23, 2021 On Friday November 19, 2021 the Government of Saskatchewan announced an immediate reduction in child care fees by 50% to families with children in licensed care. Grant money provided through the Early Learning and Child Care Agreement signed between the provincial and federal governments in August, 2021 sees fee reductions ranging… Continue reading Child care advocates applaud immediate financial relief for families – Workers, families and children need it to be sustainable.
Saskatchewan, August 13, 2021 – Saskatchewan advocates say the child care funding agreement reached between the Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan is historic. It will provide a solid framework for building a truly universal public system of early learning child care, one of high quality programs and services, and a system that… Continue reading Advocates score a major win with a hat trick for child care in Saskatchewan: Workers, families, and children are the winners!
For immediate release on August 10, 2021 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… Continue reading Saskatchewan Child Care Advocates Concerned: No agreement signed for Saskatchewan yet!