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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology: First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07

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Publication Date: 
1 Jul 2007


Meetings on Order of Reference 2007-02-21: The state of early learning and child care in Canada in view of the OECD report "Starting Strong II", released on September 21-22, 2006 and rating Canada last among 14 countries on spending on early learning and child care programs.

April 20, 2007


Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
- Jody Dallaire, President;
- Monica Lysack, Executive Director;
- Susan Elson, Secretary;
- Susan Harney, Vice-Chair;
- Elizabeth Ablett, Ontario Representative;
- Donna Riddel, Manitoba Representative;
- Lynell Anderson, Senior Project Manager.

June 6 and June 7, 2007


Childcare Resource and Research Unit, University of Toronto
- Martha Friendly, Coordinator

University of New Brunswick:
- Douglas Willms, Professor, Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy

University of British Columbia:
- Kevin Milligan, Professor, Department of Economics

Human Resources and Social Development Canada:
- Shawn Tupper, Director General, Social Policy

Social Housing Services Corporation:
- Dr. Gordon Chong, Chairman; Former chairperson, Ministerial Advisory Committee on Child Care Space Initiatives