Ontario Election: June 12, 2014


This election, child care and early learning is a real issue in the party platforms. If you'd like to keep up to date and find out how you can get involved, you've come to the right place.

1. Compare the party platforms

2. Download our posters and flyers

3. Become an instant advocate

4. Brush up on this election's child care issues:

Stop the funding cuts to 18 communities
Child care sector wage increase
The Child Care Modernization Act

Expand not-for-profits and limit for-profits

5. Follow the elections issues in the news





Elections Issues in the News

Northumberland View: Who will make the grade on child care?

CP24: NDP promises 60M/year to renovate aging schools

The Observer: Sarnia child care closure decision on hold until election results announced

SooToday: Local candidates share their views on child care

Toronto Star: Ontario needs a good child care strategy

Global News: New Democrats promise $100-million cash injection for child care

The Hamilton Spectator: Horwath offers $100m for licensed child care

The Globe and Mail: Horwath promises $100-million for child care

The Toronto Star: Ontario election: Horwath vows $100M to support childcare centres

 CTV Toronto: Ontario Election: Party Leaders focus on child care issues

The Toronto Star: Parents need child care to work, party leaders told

Mothers and their children, along with child-care advocates, protested in front of the Legislature Friday, asking party leaders what they are willing to do about the lack of licensed, affordable child care.

Advocates from across the child care community held a press conference at Queen's Park to focus on child care demands for all three parties in the curent Ontario election.

Check back here next week for full video and for election materials.