Category Archives: Early Learning & Child Care

Open Letter from OCBCC and Others

January 26, 2022 CFUW joins more than 50 other organizations asking for far more financial support, plus the return to safety features, for child care centres in Ontario. Read more.

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Roundtable on critical shortage of ECEs

December 15, 2021 Roundtable concerning the critical shortage of ECEs sponsored by OCBCC and the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO). CFUW Ontario Council supports early learning and childcare that is accessible, affordable, and comprehensive, emphasizing the development of the whole child.  Ontario‚Äôs childcare workforce is being pushed to the breaking point. While […]

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Letter to Minister of Education Stephen Lecce re Child Care Agreement

October 25, 2021 A letter was sent to the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, with copies to the Premier, Andrea Horvath and Bhutila Karpoche, NDP Critic, Early Learning and Childcare, pointing out our position and the benefits, including the need in rural communities. Read the letter.

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MOE Response re CCEYA Consultation

March 1, 2021 – In November 2020, CFUW Ontario Council submitted their recommendations to the Ministry of Education concerning proposed regulations to the Child Care and Early Years Act. On March 1st, 2021, Ontario Council received an update from the Ministry of Education regarding the 2020 consultation. Read the MOE’s update here. Read the CFUW […]

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2021 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission

February 10, 2021 CFUW Ontario Council submitted comments to the Ministry of Finance concerning the 2021 Budget focusing on the Caring Economy. As we were limited to 500 words, we only discussed the two current crises of child care and long-term care. Read the pre-budget submission.

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