Proposed Child Care Regulation Changes

On December 19, 2013, Minister of Education proposed regulatory changes, which are subject to a 45 day comment period.

The proposed regulation changes directly affect children, communities, RECEs and child care centres.

By completing the short survey, we can gain a better understanding on how the child care community feels about the proposed changes to ratios, mixed groupings and staffing.

4. Do you have any further comments on any of the proposed regulation changes?






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answered 2014-02-04 10:04:17 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space does not have the capacity
answered 2014-02-04 09:52:28 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-04 09:52:06 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space can be converted with additional funding
answered 2014-02-04 09:45:02 -0500
Q: 4. Do you have any further comments on any of the proposed regulation changes?


A: keep the ratio as it is for better quality care for our children

answered 2014-02-04 09:43:54 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ratios should stay the same (ie 1 RECE per group)
answered 2014-02-04 09:43:24 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: I would not want to adapt to this model
answered 2014-02-04 08:54:15 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-04 08:53:31 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space can be converted with additional funding
answered 2014-02-04 08:34:58 -0500
Q: 4. Do you have any further comments on any of the proposed regulation changes?


A: If we want to give our children good quality care, better funding and keeping ratios the same is a must!

answered 2014-02-04 08:33:54 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ratios should stay the same (ie 1 RECE per group)
answered 2014-02-04 08:33:30 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space can be converted with additional funding
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answered 2014-02-04 06:57:50 -0500
Q: 4. Do you have any further comments on any of the proposed regulation changes?


A: we all deserve quality of life… In this case children and ECEs’ will suffer to the maximum… The change is not acceptable at all!

answered 2014-02-04 06:50:07 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-04 06:49:18 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: I would not want to adapt to this model
answered 2014-02-03 21:14:14 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ratios should stay the same (ie 1 RECE per group)
answered 2014-02-03 21:13:59 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space can be converted with additional funding
answered 2014-02-03 19:44:05 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-03 19:43:33 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space does not have the capacity
answered 2014-02-03 18:15:35 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-03 18:14:57 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space can be converted with additional funding
answered 2014-02-03 18:06:04 -0500
Q: 4. Do you have any further comments on any of the proposed regulation changes?


A: The proposed changes do not improve quality and in fact, seem to potentially decrease nurturing, responsive environments for young children during their critical early years. I am disappointed in many of the proposed regulatory changes, particularly for the proposed increase in children in licensed Home-Based Child Care. It appears to me that young children (0-4) are not really that important to Ontarians!

answered 2014-02-03 18:01:31 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-03 18:01:14 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: I would not want to adapt to this model
answered 2014-02-03 17:40:40 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-03 17:40:18 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: I would not want to adapt to this model
answered 2014-02-03 17:32:49 -0500
Q: 4. Do you have any further comments on any of the proposed regulation changes?


A: The ratios for school age are not appropriate, specifically the older age group with one staff (& an unpaid young teenage assistant). Children are presenting with many behaviours, so when the staff is dealing with the child with the behaviour the 13 year old is dealing with the remaining 19. How can anyone say this is a safe situation!

answered 2014-02-03 17:30:31 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ontario should add another RECE per age group for children under 4
answered 2014-02-03 17:30:05 -0500
Q: 2. The province is proposing mix aged groups. How would this affect the physical space of the child care centre you are associated with?


A: The space does not have the capacity
answered 2014-02-03 17:19:25 -0500
Q: 3. What answer best reflects your view?


A: Ratios should stay the same (ie 1 RECE per group)
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