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NDP Child Care Plan gets it Right

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NDP Child Care Plan Gets it Right VANCOUVER,  September 30, 2019 – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s child care platform, announced today from Vancouver, British Columbia, gets top marks from Canada’s child care advocacy association. “The NDP has done...

New toolkit helps you engage voters and candidates on child care

The 2019 federal election campaign is well underway but there is still time to get the federal parties and candidates to commit to do much more to end the crisis in child care in Canada. Child Care Now has developed a toolkit that provides everything you need to...

Hundreds march in event to support child care in Manitoba

On August 20, hundreds of families and child care workers marched to raise awareness about the issues facing early learning and child care in the run-up to Manitoba’s provincial election. Organized by the Manitoba Child Care Association (MCCA), the event included...

Advocates launch federal “Affordable Child Care for All” plan

On May 14, 2019, Child Care Now and a coalition of allies launched the Affordable Child Care for All Plan, a proposed federal strategy to achieve accessible, affordable, quality child care across Canada. The launch also featured the release of a new Oxfam report: Who...

Saskatchewan’s Failing Report Card on Child Care

Researchers have concluded that Saskatchewan’s ranking as the lowest of all Canadian provinces for overall quality and access to regulated child care is the result of multiple factors, including an overall lack of funding, outdated assistance guidelines and, most...

2019 Federal Budget Excludes Child Care

Child care has been left out of the federal government’s budget plan even though it acknowledges that the high cost of child care is a putting employment, home-ownership, training and education out of the reach of many parents, especially mothers. “We want to see an...