First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada Winter 2020 Newsletter

Update: Garderie Tunney’s Daycare is Reopening

COVID-19 News: New federal investments in sick leave, child care and PPE should be the foundation for permanent, long-term support

OCBCC Press Releases/Policy:

May 14th, 2020: A long-term plan for Ontario child care in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

April 14th, 2020: Statement from OCBCC President in response to Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce

Sept. 24th, 2019: Ontario’s Finance Watchdog Slams Ford Conservatives’ CARE Tax Credit

July 15th, 2019: Media Advisory: child care supporters and City Councillors speak out against Ford government’s child care cuts

July 8th, 2019: Thousands of planned child care spaces may never be built because of Ford government funding cut

June 13th, 2019: Revised provincial allocation figures show increase in child care funding

June 5th, 2019: Ford government creating child care chaos, say parents and educators

May 28th, 2019: Child care cuts on hold

Childcare in the News:

Toronto Star: Stephen Lecce’s letter to parents doubles down on the Ford government’s half-baked child care plan

Toronto Star: Early childhood educators call for free child care as Ontario economy reopens

TVO: Is it time for a child-care uprising in Ontario?

Global News: Provincial budget cuts will eliminate 760 child care subsidies in Toronto: report

The Hamilton Spectator: Ford Government balks at restoring child care fund that helped keep parent fees down

The Toronto Star: Premier Doug Ford cancels retroactive cuts to municipalities

CBC News: Ontario slashing more than $80M from municipal child care funding, group warns

Child Care in Election 2019 News:

To close the wage gap, focus on child care

B.C. parents aims to put child care on the federal election agenda

Election 2019: Toronto parents want more child care commitments from federal parties

‘Stroller brigades’ across B.C. make plea for national child-care strategy

Opinion: If we’re serious about getting more women in executive roles, a universal childcare system is crucial

NDP commits $10B for 500,000 new child-care spaces across Canada

Paid leave and tax breaks: What each party is promising when it comes to child care

Opinion: Why quality child care must be an election issue

The baffling indifference of Canadian voters to child-care proposals