ChildCare2020: from vision to action

    Come back to Winnipeg for Canada’s
    Fourth National Child Care Policy Conference

    Don’t miss this rare opportunity to help create a vision for early childhood education and care in Canada for the next decade and beyond.

    Thursday, November 13 — Saturday, November 15, 2014
    Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

    Join a growing community of early childhood educators, academics and researchers, policymakers, advocates, and parents—from urban, suburban rural and Indigenous communities across Canada—all working together for a better system of early childhood education and care.

    Get inspired
    Listen and respond to the rousing positive message of the keynote speakers and other talented presenters.

    Help put child care back on the public agenda  
    Generate new ideas to make early childhood education and care a priority for government and citizens.  We will meet in large and small sessions to discuss the critical issues of the day.

    Connect with others
    Get to know people who are connected to child care in many different ways—those who’ve been at it for a long time and younger people who will carry the torch into the future.  Conference participants will come from all parts of Canada and from outside our borders.

    Come one, come all: early childhood educators, social justice advocates, academics and researchers, policymakers, parents, grandparents—all who want the very best possible early childhood system for Canada;.

    Register now to secure your spot.  Space is limited. Registration is now open online at:  You can book accommodation at the same time at an excellent discounted conference rate.

    Simultaneous translation (English/French) will be provided for all the plenaries and several other sessions.

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    This conference is being organized by: the Canadian Child Care Federation, the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada and the Childcare Resource and Research Unit.

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