child care policy

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

 

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.

 

Staff at Kootenay Family Place. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Family Place welcomes new leadership

New team replaces long-term executive director

Staff at Kootenay Family Place. Photo: Submitted
A new child care centre will be built at the Castlegar and District Community Complex. Image: Cover Architecture
A new child care centre will be built at the Castlegar and District Community Complex. Image: Cover Architecture