Transformative change for early years and child care in Ontario: From market patchwork to system
February 03, 2017
Read the OCBCC's Submission in response to Ontario's child care consultations and their discussion paper “Building a better future: A discussion paper on transforming early years and child care in Ontario”.

OCBCC Pre-budget brief 2017: Building a quality child care system all families can afford and trust
February 01, 2017
Read the OCBCC's pre-budget Brief to the Ministry of Finance and the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

Annual study shows Ontario's child care fees are highest in Canada
December 12, 2016
An annual study of Canadian child care fees from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) shows that, for the third year in a row, Ontario has the highest child care fees in the country – pointing to an affordability crisis for parents. 

Petition for universal child care
October 27, 2016 · 4 reactions
UPDATE: Our petition was presented to the legislature on October 26th, Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day.

Early Childhood Educators call on Wynne Government to commit to equal pay and decent work
October 25, 2016
To mark Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day on Wednesday October 26th, a new report and thousands of names on petitions shine a light on the challenges faced by Ontario’s early childhood workforce and their growing collective call for decent work.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Early childhood educators call on Wynne government to commit to equal pay and decent work
October 25, 2016
To mark Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a new report on Ontario’s early childhood educators and thousands of petitions from across the province call on Ontario to commit to a child care system with both adequate wages for staff and affordability for parents.

OCBCC welcomes Ontario's promise of 100,000 child care spaces, pushes for action on affordability and decent work
September 12, 2016
The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care welcomes the Ontario government's Throne Speech commitment of 100,000 new child care spaces for 0-4 year olds. If achieved, the government's plan would double the current spaces for 0-4 years olds, bringing Ontario to coverage for 40% of children.

Ontario must act on child care recommendations in Gender Wage Gap report: OCBCC
August 25, 2016
The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care is calling for immediate action on child care from the Ontario government following the release of a government-commissioned report that made child care its first recommendation to close the gender wage gap.

OCBCC response to Regulatory Registry Posting Related to the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 and the Education Act: Phase 2 Regulations
May 10, 2016

Ontarians demand a real child care system: From Windsor, to Waterloo, to Wawa
May 06, 2016
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 6, 2016) - From Windsor, to Waterloo, to Wawa, child care can't wait! Ontario parents, ECEs and social justice advocates right across the province are launching a new petition and campaign calling for a universal, quality child care system.

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