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The mandate of the Childcare Resource and Research Unit is to focus on provision, synthesis, analysis, and dissemination of information resources on early childhood education and care (ECEC) policy and research. The Resources section contains online materials that fit this mandate.

ISSUE files
ISSUE files are edited collections of online resources - reports, articles, websites, videos - about contemporary topics in ECEC policy and practice.

Current developments in ECEC
This resource collects online documents about current ECEC policy and program delivery issues in each province/territory and nationally.

Resources for Canadian parents
Websites, government contacts and community groups organized by province/territory to help families in finding child care, accessing subsidies, dealing with concerns, and getting involved in the child care community.

child care canada now
A blog by Martha Friendly, CRRU staff and guest writers addressing current issues in Canadian ECEC.

Upcoming events
This calendar features noteworthy events for the ECEC and social policy community.

Voices for child care
This section showcases great quotes by prominent individuals speaking out about the importance of good child care.

Links
This section is a selection of web sites relevant to ECEC policy and social policy.

Childcare Information Resource Collection (CIRC)
CIRC is the database that organized CRRU's print collection on ECEC policy until 2007. While the print collection is no longer being updated, CIRC remains a valuable research tool containing nearly 17,000 catalogued and fully searchable records.

CRRU Publications
See the Publications section for material published by the CRRU.

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