child care policy

(Autism BC photo)

B.C.’s new autism funding model a disappointment, says Autism BC

Part two in a series of stories related to autism awareness in B.C.

 

Children protest in front of BC Parliament for autism support in B.C. in 2021. (Autism BC)

B.C.’s new autism funding model a disappointment, says Autism BC

Part one in a series of stories related to autism awareness in B.C.

 

Some child care costs in B.C. will drop to an average of $20 per day by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of B.C. government)

B.C. Budget: Child care fees for infants, toddlers dropping to $20 per day by 2023

Province expects 40,000 new spots to open in next seven years

 

Daycare program operated by the Burnaby school district, March 2021. The B.C. government has shifted its emphasis to public and non-profit child care as it enters Ottawa’s national child care program. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. government shifting funds to public, non-profit child care

Private providers have led growth, internal document says

Daycare program operated by the Burnaby school district, March 2021. The B.C. government has shifted its emphasis to public and non-profit child care as it enters Ottawa’s national child care program. (B.C. government photo)
Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a CEFA (Core Education and Fine Arts) Early Learning daycare franchise, in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday May 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. budget to expand $10-a-day child care, but misses the mark on ‘truly universal’ system

$111 million will be used to fund 3,750 new $10-a-day spaces though 75 additional ChildCareBC universal prototype sites over the next three years.

Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a CEFA (Core Education and Fine Arts) Early Learning daycare franchise, in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday May 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A new report entitled Child Care in Victoria states that a shortage of more than 4,200 spaces exists in the region’s second-largest municipality. (B.C. government photo)

Victoria lacks more than 4,200 child care spaces within city: report

Eastern neighbourhoods face the largest child care shortages

A new report entitled Child Care in Victoria states that a shortage of more than 4,200 spaces exists in the region’s second-largest municipality. (B.C. government photo)
Six Greater Victoria, including Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney, have hired a company to study child care gaps after receiving a grant of $150,000 through the Union of British Columbia Municipalities Community Child Car Planning Program (Black Press Media File).

Estimates suggest North Saanich facing extreme childcare shortfall

Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney part of larger child-care gap analysis

Six Greater Victoria, including Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney, have hired a company to study child care gaps after receiving a grant of $150,000 through the Union of British Columbia Municipalities Community Child Car Planning Program (Black Press Media File).
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