On May 12, BC will go to the polls to elect a new government. Our goal is to support you to make child care an election issue in every BC riding. It is your voices telling the stories of your community, your child, your family and your child care program that will make the difference. Read more…
CCCABC Election Toolkit
- CCCABC media release May 7, 2009
Freedom of Information request reveals… another Failed Liberal Child Care Fix
As the election campaign enters its final days, it has never been clearer that after 8 years in power the BC Liberals have not fixed the child care crisis for BC’s working families. In fact, the crisis gets worse each year with daycare fees second only to housing costs for some families, staff wages so low that there is a recruitment nightmare and not enough spaces for parents who need daycare in order to go to work each day. But, instead of moving forward with a sensible plan to build the child care system that BC families need, the Liberals tried to fix the crisis with a gimmick….
- The REAL BC Child Care Story
During elections, governments often claim to have done a great job on child care. That’s why, this time, we think it’s important to tell the REAL BC Child Care Story.
- Child care crisis is a B.C. election issue
- Make Child Care a VISIBLE Issue in YOUR riding / Flying Stroller Squads for Child Care
- Child Care Questions for you to ask the Candidates
- Let’s Not Forget!
- Help Wanted poster
- The Lead-Up: BC Election Commentary from the CCPA
- CBC: BC Votes 2009 Reality Check
- Count Me In
- Election 2009: BCGEU Member and Community Voices:
- First Call’s Provincial Election Kit
- CUPE Fact Sheet: Holes in the social safety net need fixing
- Poverty Reduction Toolkit
- BC Association of Social Workers – 10 questions for candidates
- Vancouver’s MLA candidates polled on education views
- B.C. general election candidate statements for the Georgia Straight
- CBC has generated Party Platform Tag clouds: visualizing the most commonly used words in text – the more often the word is used in a political party platform, the larger it appears in the graphic.
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