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    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 »

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    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 »

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    Early Childhood Education and Care in Canada 2014

    From Martha Friendly’s Childcare Research and Resource Unit, Preliminary data: Early childhood education and care in Canada 2014 Preliminary data: Early childhood education and care in Canada 2014  


    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 »

    An Early Learning and Child Care Framework for Canada’s Children: #TogetherWeCan

    #TogetherWeCan build a high quality, affordable, accessible and inclusive child care system for  Canadian families. What do you need to know and what can you do to make sure that it is evidence … More »

    National Child Day November 20, 2016

    This year CCCF is focusing on the entire Convention on the Rights of the Child. CCCF is proud to promote and support a world fit for children. Since 1999, we have been … More »

    A Blog: The Importance of Increasing Children’s Outdoor Play Opportunities

    The importance of increasing children’s outdoor play opportunities is of major importance for our Canadian children’s health and development. Over the next several months, the Canadian Child Care Federation will be providing … More »