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The federal government is negotiating child care agreements with the provinces and territories that will require that parent fees for regulated child care be lowered by an average of 50 per cent by 2022 and to an average of $10 a day by 2025-26. But exactly how much...

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Ontario Chalks the Walk and How to Get Involved!

The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC) and the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO) launched a Roadmap to Universal Child Care in Ontario which proposes twenty policy interventions to build a comprehensive and publicly funded...

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Provincial Action

Alberta advocates have published an Op Ed on why a provincial child care agreement with the federal government is critical to the survival of the child care sector and to economic recovery from COVID19. Child Care Now Saskatchewan published an open letter to...

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Canada’s Roadmap to Affordable Child Care for ALL

The child care movement has long advocated for a universal publicly funded and managed child care system We have called on the federal government to use its spending power and legislative authority to ensure that all children, regardless of where they live in Canada,...

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Child Care Now holds successful AGM

On June 22nd Child Care Now held its Annual General Meeting to elect its Board of Directors and review its report of the organization’s past activities.  Child Care Now is regarded as the leading national advocacy organization in Canada and has been especially busy...

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Broad-based Nova Scotia coalition for child care established

The inaugural meeting of Child Care Now - Nova Scotia on June 12, 2021 was a resounding success attracting parents, early childhood educators, social justice activists, union members and others. Morna Ballantyne, Child Care Now’s Executive Director, spoke about the...

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Martha Friendly wins award for policy research

Child Care Now congratulates our Board member Martha Friendly who is this year’s winner of the Charles Taylor Prize for Excellence in Policy Research awarded by the Broadbent Institute.  Martha is the founder and executive director of the Childcare Resource and...

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Child Care Now Presents at Senate

On May 26, 2021, Child Care Now’s Executive Director, Morna Ballantyne, presented to the Senate Committee of Social Affairs, Science, and Technology on the child care provisions of Bill C-30, the Act that will implement the federal budget tabled April 19, 2021....

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