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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 »

    Urgent Open Letter to Canada’s P/T Ministers – Coordinated Early Learning and Child Care Planning on COVID-19

    The CCCF with the support of its pan-Canadian affiliates have sent an open letter to all Ministers–federal, provincial and territorial–responsible for Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) calling for coordinated action and … More »

    CCCF’s Essential ECEs

    Supporting Canada’s ELCC sector, download a copy of the CCCF’s Essential ECEs image for printing and social media here.

    Open Letter to Canada’s Premiers — Early Learning and Child Care Planning COVID-19

    The Canadian Child Care Federation is calling on all provincial and territorial governments across Canada to take immediate action to protect and mitigate the possible effects of COVID-19 for all children, Canada’s … More »