Saskatchewan is building a system of early learning child care (ELCC). Our mission, as child care advocates, is to ensure that this system meets the needs of all children, families, educators, and communities. And that means that Saskatchewan’s system must be accessible, affordable, high quality, and culturally appropriate. We are participating in Child Care Now’s… Continue reading Child Care Now Saskatchewan Gears up for National Day of Action
Workers, families and children need it to be sustainable. 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… Continue reading Child care advocates applaud immediate financial relief for families –
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released it’s Alternative Federal Budget – including a detailed vision for getting to the finish line on $10/day child care, and taking the profit motive out of care. The budget outlines a vision to create a universal child care system for all and includes strategies like: Introduce publicly… Continue reading What the CCPA’s Alternative Federal Budget Says about Child Care
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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