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    Early Childhood Education and Care 2016

    Martha Friendly’s Childcare Research and Resource Unit’s 11th edition (English only) of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) in Canada (2016). The data-based report includes a portrait of each province and territory’s … More »

    Shared framework for building an early childhood education and care (ECEC) system for all

    This document is addressed to all levels of governments across Canada. It references a shared vision anchored in an evidence-based framework for federal, provincial and territorial governments to use in the building … More »

    Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Commission FINAL REPORT

    The Province of Manitoba is taking the next steps in creating a universally accessible child-care system for Manitoba families that will include lower fees, 12,000 more spaces, increased training and better wages … More »

    They Go Up So Fast: 2015 Child Care Fees in Canadian Cities

    From the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives The study reveals the most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. It examines median unsubsidized child care fees in Canada’s biggest 27 … More »

    Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Mandate Letter

    Dear Mr. Duclos: I am honoured that you have agreed to serve Canadians as Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. We have promised Canadians a government that will bring real change … More »

    You Bet We Still Care: A Survey of Centre-Based Early Childhood Education and Care in Canada

    ABOUT THE SURVEY: YOU BET WE STILL CARE! (2012) In 2009, the Child Care Human Resources Sector Council (CCHRSC) formed an expert panel to provide input on the development of a Labour … More »

    Canadian Child Care Federation Applauds Ontario’s Child Care Investment and Plan — Moving Ontario and Canada on the path toward a system of high quality, affordable early years and child care

    March 27, 2018 Today’s announcement from Ontario to invest a new $2.2 billion to child care to help support the implementation of free child care for preschool children is a strong and … More »

    CCCF Members

    CCCF Members: It has been brought to our attention that some child care providers and programs are being contacted and told that their program requires an inspection and that the Canadian Child … More »

    Financing Funds Directly to Child Care Is Key to Gender Equality in Canada

    Today’s budget announcement by Finance Minister Morneau to add a new five-week, use-it-or-lose-it incentive for the second parent to take parental leave and share the responsibilities of raising their young child is … More »