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Two things in today’s fiscal update that give us hope

The federal government's fiscal update includes two clear signs that they recognize the country's economic recovery depends on a robust, accessible and affordable early learning and child care system: immediate federal funds to alleviate the child care workforce...

A Canada-wide Child Care System would pay for itself: study

Child care doesn't cost. It pays. 200,000 new jobs over 10 years in the child care sector Another 100,00 jobs in industries that support and supply the sector $17 to $29 billion per year in additional government revenues These are the direct economic benefits to the...

Throne speech sets a bold course for childcare

Childcare advocates celebrate the Trudeau government’s pledge to build a system of high-quality early learning and childcare as a central pillar to economic recovery Today’s Throne Speech shows that the federal government is committed to building the robust system of...

Get Canada working again with child care

Get Canada working again with child care

Did anyone celebrate Labour Day ’normally’ this year? Virtual marches and distanced outdoor gatherings replaced the traditional parades and picnics to fight #COVID-19. And while we may mourn the loss of tradition and celebration, a much bigger problem is that...

Canada must take a lesson from COVID-19 and build a child care system

Child Care Now is urging the federal government to learn the lesson COVID-19 has offered and move to rapidly improve and expand the child care and early learning sector. “Across the country  governments had to re-open some child care centres at the height of the...

Child care survey results: reopening brings concerns, requires money

Child care providers across Canada are concerned about whether they can afford to re-open their regular programs post-COVID. One third say they don't know if they're going to reopen at all. This is one number from the results of a survey conducted last month by child...

Manitoba government responds to child care crisis with… another study

Manitoba government responds to child care crisis with… another study

Child care advocates in Manitoba are shaking their heads today after catching wind of the provincial government’s plan to deal with a child care system under severe strain by studying it more. Details are sketchy but the coalition has learned that the government has...