News Topics: Child Care


CCPA Rosenbluth Lecture: Economist Pierre Fortin on Quebec’s child care experience – Vancouver, Nov. 23

Quebec’s experiment with universal low-fee child care: what results, what alternatives? Wed., Nov. 23 7–9 pm UBC Robson Square 800 Robson St, Theatre C300, Vancouver Seating is limited Register now Pierre Fortin, an economist at the University of Quebec at Montreal, will summarize the effects of Quebec’s child care reform MORE

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Fill out the ECD survey on access to early years programs in BC – Deadline extended to October 28

Working with Early Childhood Development Roundtable members, First Call has developed a short survey (essentially just four questions) to collect data from service providers on service gaps in early years services and programs throughout BC. Knowing where there are access barriers for parents is crucial for improving ECD services and MORE

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New Brunswick report: Child care a key element of social infrastructure

August 2016, the New Brunswick Child Care Review Task force released its report Valuing Children, Families and Childcare. Excerpt from the executive summary: The New Brunswick Childcare Task Force Review was commissioned by Serge Rousselle, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, to provide recommendations for “a path for creating MORE