News & Resources

"This half century of struggle"
“This half century of struggle”: A brief look back at child care advocacy in Canada over the last 50 years and how that created the political moment we’re in today. A short article worth reading by Lisa Pasolli an assistant professor of history at Queen’s University. She researches the history of gender,...
Words of Sympathy are Not Enough
The Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC stands in mourning with the Tk’emlúps te Secwepémc Nation on uncovering the deaths of 215 Indigenous children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. In this horror and grief, we are reminded again of our country’s genocidal actions towards Indigenous peoples and the racist...
Solidarity with Indigenous Land Defenders
The Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC (CCCABC) stands in solidarity with Indigenous Land Defenders as they defend these lands and protect the waters from coast to coast to coast - including the Gidemt'en Checkpoint, Tiny House Warriors, 1492 Land Back Lane, Kanienkehaka Land Back Camp, Mikmaq 1752 frontline, and...
2021 Budget Submission
Submission to Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services $10aDay Child Care Recommendations for BC Budget 2021 "As we come out of COVID19– what I see as one of the bright spots is that uniformly across the economy people understand now and recognize the importance of child care to...
BC's COVID-19 Recovery
$10aDay Child Care NOW For British Columbia and Canada to forge a resilient and just future, building a quality, affordable child care system with fairly compensated early childhood educators must be a priority. Increasing the public investment in child care now will play a central role in building a sustainable...
Solidarity
June 2020 – We stand in solidarity with Black communities. Our goal of a child care system that reflects, respects and honours Black people, Indigenous people, and people of colour cannot be achieved without dismantling the systems of privilege and power that exist within our organization and our society. We are committed...
A Plan for School-Aged Child Care in Schools
On November 8, 2019, BC’s Minister of Education hosted a very significant Early Learning Summit. The Summit brought together school district leaders, teachers, and representatives from child care organizations from across BC to hear about the current research and evidence on the social and financial benefits of investing in early...