Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Appreciation Day was celebrated on Wednesday October 30th, 2013. This was a day to recognize the dedication and hard work of these professionals. Thank you to all child care workers and early childhood educators , you truly are amazing!
On October 10th 2013, the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care partnered with student unions from Ryerson University, George Brown College and the University of Toronto to present an awareness event on Why Access to Affordable Childcare Is a Student Issue!Read more
After the 2013 Ontario Budget, the OCBCC presented to the Standing Committee on Finance, regarding the need for adequate and stable funding for child care. Without proper stabilization funds, the child care system will continue to see rising parent fees and difficulty in retaining qualified staff. As well, pre-budget submission was made by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario in support of child care in the budget.Read more
These documents present the push in B.C. for accessible, affordable, quality child care. The public campaign for $10 a day child care became an issue in the provincial election. Studies have demonstrated the economic benefits of investing in child care, allowing more parents to return to work or school, increasing income taxes and creating long term benefits.Read more
The new funding formula changes the way that all child care funding flows from the province to local CMSMs and DSSABs to deliver child care in our communities. Provided here are outlines of child care funding formula changes, working with your local CMSM or DSSAB and information on why advocacy is important.Read more