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

Quality affordable care

I am currently a student enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program and once completed, I hope to open my own daycare that offers high quality yet affordable childcare. I am not a mother myself but I have seen both mothers and fathers, at the daycare I work...

I vote for childcare

I vote for childcare. Many families face barriers to true participation in our society. In the past, having access to affordable childcare helped my family move from poverty to participation in the employment market. Today, I am glad that my grandson is able to...

Action Update from the $10aDay Child Care Campaign

The unstoppable momentum of the $10aDay Child Care Plan continues to build excitement and we’re ready to make sure BC candidates in the federal election know that voters support the $10aDay Plan. A new provincial poll on child care, shows that British Columbians...

Change is good. Funding is necessary!

A few years ago, I became pregnant, and it completely turned my life upside down. It happened by accident, but it turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to me. I was petrified. I was single, and I didn’t have a steady job. My husband had left me a few...

Working for free

I am the mother of a 3 year old boy living in Halifax. After spending months on several daycare waiting lists I finally got my son in to a centre but am now realizing that two thirds of my salary is going to childcare. Once you account for gas and other work expenses,...