A federal election will be held on June 28, 2004. For many Canadian families, it is hoped that early childhood education and care will be a vital issue for the political parties in this election.
This Issue File provides information about how ECEC is positioned in the political parties' platforms and what key social policy groups are calling for in the election. In addition, news clippings and other resources about ECEC in the federal campaign have been included. New items will be added as they become available.