It’s time for Ontario to move forward with a system of universal early learning and child care. Throughout the pandemic, many parents have had to leave their jobs or significantly reduce their hours of work because of school and child care centre closures. COVID-19 has shown us all just how important accessible, quality early learning and child care is for families, our communities, and our entire country. Simply put, parents, the majority of whom are women, cannot fully participate in our economy without child care. Watch the new video on our three big ideas on what’s needed to make universal child care a reality.
Learn more about what the Ontario government needs to do in order create a universal system of child care in the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC) and Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario (AECEO)’s Roadmap to Universal Child Care in Ontario.