It's time for child care for all - Des services de garde éducatifs pour tous

Kim’s Story

When I was six weeks pregnant with my first child, my husband and I put our names on the Waterloo Region OneList— a centralized system of all licensed child care spaces in the region. My daughter did not receive a space until she was 18 months old. Due to the lack of...

Erica’s Story

Your Child’s ECE is Probably Buying Crayons: A Case for Child Care It is 2016 and I am a new Early Childhood Educator (ECE) at a for-profit child care centre in urban Ontario; a for-profit child care centre that charges close to $2,000.00 per child, no less. I...

Lorraine’s Story

I have been the director at Heritage Park Child Care Centre in Mission, British Columbia for over 21 years and I have the most dedicated, loving, and caring team for the children that we serve.  In October of 2018, my oldest son unexpectedly passed away while playing...

Bernice’s Story

My name is Bernice Taylor and I have been working in licensed child care for over 30 years. I am privileged to work in one of three municipal centres in Alberta. The centre in which I work has been serving the residents of Drayton Valley for 13 years. In those years...

Quality early childhood programs

I recently returned to school to pursue a career in Early Learning and Childcare. I am not a mother and I do not have years of experience in the field so my views might be different from others. I believe that the purpose of early childhood programs are to give...

My Child Care Story

I have always loved children and working with children and one day a child care position fell into my lap. Within one year I went from the assistant part time teacher to the full time coordinator of the one preschool here in town. I am young and don’t have any...