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What’s next for child care following the federal budget?

What’s next for child care following the federal budget?

Come on out and hear from Child Care Now, the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, and the Canadian Child Care Federation for a webinar highlighting the next steps that the Federal Budget 2021 has for early learning and child care. Register A multi-organization...

Federal budget plan for child care is the turning point

Federal budget plan for child care is the turning point

By committing to building a Canada-wide system of early learning and child care with a federal investment of $30 billion over five years, the federal government is making history with its 2021 budget. The plan would use that investment to reduce parent fees to $10 a...

Garderie Tunney’s Daycare is reopening

Garderie Tunney’s Daycare is reopening

The centre shut down last fall after its landlord, the federal government, decided to start charging commercial rent. But a persistent campaign by parents, child care advocates and elected officials got the centre the permanent rent relief it needed to reopen.

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...