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.Read more
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.Read more
MEDIA ADVISORY: Early childhood educators call on Wynne government to commit to equal pay and decent work
- 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
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more