UPDATE! Ontario Child Care Closures due to COVID-19


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2020 Campaign Toolkit

In 2020, child care is facing over $48 million in funding cuts. The provincial government is also reviewing the Child Care and Early Years Act and regulations. We must demand that cuts are reversed and that quality standards are maintained and improved.

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Ontario's finance watchdog critiques Ford Conservatives' CARE Tax Credit

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office (FAO) has issued a scathing report of the Ford Conservatives' tax credit scheme.

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Media Advisory Child care supporters and City Councillors speak out against Ford government’s child care cuts

Parents and educators will be joined by Toronto City Councillors Mike Layton and Joe Cressy on Tuesday July 16th, at 12:30pm to speak about the impact of the Ford government’s cuts to child care and two motions going to Toronto City Council to help protect child care programs for Toronto families.

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Thousands of planned child care spaces may never be built because of Ford government funding cut

Ontario is at risk of losing thousands of planned child care spaces, including 3,049 spaces in Toronto because of the Ford government’s cuts to child care. A list obtained by the OCBCC from the City of Toronto shows that 51 planned projects previously approved by the province for development in schools, may never be built because the Ford government has reneged on a government promise to provide full operating funding to support the projects.

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Revised provincial allocation figures show increase in child care funding

Following months of advocacy, child care funding cuts have been put on hold. We must double down on our campaigning to secure gains for next year.

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