Parents and educators call on Ford government not to cut Early Childhood Educators’ wages

Parents and educators from across Ontario are asking Education Minister Lisa Thompson and the Ford government to confirm that they will continue a $2 per hour wage grant for Early Childhood Educators and child care staff beyond the end of March. A petition calling on the government to continue the grant has garnered more than 11,000 hard copy signatures from educators and parents around Ontario.

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Early childhood education and care in Ontario: A roller coaster heading in reverse

The past two weeks have seen the care and education of our province’s youngest children treated in a shockingly cavalier manner by Ontario Education Minister Lisa Thompson and the Ford government.

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OCBCC's 2019 Federal Pre-Budget Submission


New report shows Ontario home to many of Canada's "child care deserts"

CCPA study finds Brampton and Kitchener have some of the lowest rates of child care coverage in the country.

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Big News for Child Care in the 2018 Budget

Ontario commitment to child care transformation hailed as game-changer for families

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OCBCC Pre-Budget Brief 2018

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Advocates call for down payment on decent work

To mark Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Appreciation Day on October 25th, advocates launch the Decent Work Charter and call for a down payment on the public funding needed to ensure professional pay for early childhood educators and provide affordable, high quality child care services for parents.

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