Early childhood education and care in Canada 2001: Summary

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Childcare Resource and Research Unit
31 Jul 2002


This BRIEFing NOTE summarizes Early Childhood Education and Care in Canada 2001. This fifth edition presents a national snapshot of child care and early childhood education. It adds cross-Canada information on public kindergarten to provincial/ territorial information about regulated child care, maternity and parental leave and relevant demographic information. Together with 1992, 1995 and 1998 data compiled for earlier editions, these data reveal several noteworthy trends in ECEC over the decade.

NOTE: This BRIEFing NOTE is also available in French.

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