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CCPA Report: 776,000 children live in child care deserts in Canada

According to a study, Child Care Deserts by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, an estimated 776,000 non-school-aged children (44%) live in child care deserts in Canada. Defined as postal code areas with three or more children per licensed space, a “child...

G7 Commitments to Gender Equality and Child Care

The 2018 G7 Summit held in Charlevoix, Quebec in June made important commitments towards gender equality including several promises relating to to child care and parental leave: Further support families by promoting high quality childcare that is accessible and...

The Gender Equality Advisory Council Releases its Recommendations

On April 26, 2018, Child Care Now attended an event with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his appointed Gender Equality Advisory Council organized in advance of the 2018 G7 meetings. Trudeau established the Council, co-chaired by Melinda Gates and Canadian Ambassador...

Ontario child care advocates press ahead

The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, elected in the June provincial election, was the only major political party not to promise more licensed child care, or take steps to address high parent fees. Instead, the new Premier Doug Ford said a PC government would...