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Study Shows Provincial Policies have Positive Impacts on Child Care Fees

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released the fifth in a series of reports that rank the most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. Development Milestones: Child care fees in Canada’s big cities 2018 shows that child care fee have...

Low wages for Nova Scotia ECEs impact retention, quality of care

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Nova Scotia office (CCPA-NS) has released Unappreciated and Underpaid: Early Childhood Educators in Nova Scotia. In the report, authors Christine Saulnier and Lesley Frank provide a snapshot of what it is like for Early...

What would be in a child care-friendly federal budget?

Every child in Canada would be able to access high quality early-learning and child care services within 10 years The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Alternative Federal Budget 2019, No Time to Lose, proposed a revised approach to Canada’s early learning and...

Child Care Now 2019 submission to Finance Committee

Federal spending to create universal child care essential to economic growth Child Care Now submitted its recommendations to the House of Commons Finance Committee in advance of the 2019 Budget. The committee requested that submissions focus on measures to ensure...

Lost Opportunities, Lost Incomes

Why families in England need further reform of childcare and early education to get into work Released Jan 1, 2018, this new analysis, Lost Opportunities, Lost Incomes, by Save the Children illustrates that parents- particularly mothers- of young children in England...

Quebec’s Childcare Program at 20

Quebec’s Childcare Program at 20: How it has Done, and what the Rest of Canada can Learn, by Pierre Fortin, offers an economic analysis of and insight into the question, "Have the effects of Quebec's childcare program on mothers' incomes and child development been...