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28
Mar

Ontario Liberals promise free daycare for preschool children

The commitment is part of $2.2-billion investment in province's daycare system   EXCERPTS Ontario's Liberals plan to make full-day daycare free for children aged 2-and-a-half until they are...
28
Mar

AECEO responds to early years and child care announcement

  EXCERPTS Today's announcement from the provincial government outlines a plan to transform the way early years and child care programs are provided and steers Ontario on the path toward a real system of high quality,...
28
Mar

Affordable for all: Making licensed child care affordable in Ontario

  Description This study seeks to answer the question “What is the best way to improve the affordability of licensed child care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers in Ontario?” It seeks to provide a comprehensive...
28
Mar

Architect of Wynne's new child care plan

  Description Free child care for your kid from age 2 and a half until Kindergarten. It could be a major game-changer for parents in Ontario, and it's the latest promise from Premier Wynne ahead of today's budget. We...
28
Mar

Child care and early education: Where congress, science, and the public agree

  EXCERPTS The spending bill signed into law last Friday includes an unprecedented increase in federal funding for child care and early education. It is an important down payment on larger policy reforms—and one that is...
28
Mar

Canada’s child care advocacy organization congratulates Ontario for free child care plan

  EXCERPTS Canada’s national child care advocacy organization congratulated the Ontario government for its ground-breaking commitment to put in place by 2020 a system of free licensed child care for preschoolers...
28
Mar

Ontario commitment to child care transformation will be a historic game-changer for families

  EXCERPTS Today’s announcement on child care by the Ontario government is transformational for the impact it will have on families, for its substantial financial commitment and for the broad scope of its policy changes...
27
Mar

Canadian Child Care Federation Applauds Ontario’s Child Care Investment and Plan — Moving Ontario and Canada on the path toward a system of high quality, affordable early years and child care

March 27, 2018 Today’s announcement from Ontario to invest a new $2.2 billion to child care to help support the implementation of free child care for preschool children is a strong and progressive step for children and...
27
Mar

Contract confusion forces B.C. government to push back signing deadline for child-care providers

'We haven't received the same answer twice': businesses frustrated over error-filled document   EXCERPTS The B.C. government has pushed back a contract signing deadline after owners of...
27
Mar

London 30-hour childcare funding varies widely

Childcare providers in over half of boroughs in the capital are receiving less in Government funding for the 30 hours than parents would pay, according to a new report.   EXCERPTS Research...

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