Ontario Council Comments re the 2020 CCEYA Review

It has been five years since the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) came into effect on August 31, 2015. It was designed to strengthen compliance, health and safety in child care settings across the province. As part of the Act, the Ministry of Education is required to conduct a review of the legislation within five years […]

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EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE UPDATE 2017-2018

CFUW Ontario Council supports “a quality, universally accessible and comprehensive early learning and child care program which emphasizes the development of the whole child. Funding for this initiative should involve all levels of government through cost-sharing mechanisms, as in other human services such as health, education and social programs” (CFUW policy adopted 2006) CFUW Ontario […]

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Meeting with Indira Naidoo-Harris

CFUW Ontario Council met with Minister of the Status of Women Indira Naidoo-Harris and two Senior Policy Advisors to discuss Early Learning and Child Care and Women’s Economic Empowerment.

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24,000 New Child Care Spaces

Ontario Council is pleased that 24,000 new child care spaces are being created.  A good start. More information.

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Shannon Fuller delivers Plenary

Shannon Fuller, the acting Assistant Deputy Minister in the Early Years Division at the Ministry of Education presented Renewing and Expanding Ontario’s Early Years System in her plenary address at the March Ontario Council Standing Committee meeting. Shannon began with an overview of the Ontario’s Early Years system within a historical perspective. In 2009, Dr. […]

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