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Hundreds more early childhood educators to receive peer mentoring support

Apr 1, 2022

ECEBC and Thompson Rivers University are thrilled to announce additional funding for the Peer Mentoring Program for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) in B.C. The Canada-British Columbia Early Learning and Child Care Agreement has allocated $500,000 over the next three years to expand the program from 17 to 35 community of practice groups across B.C. and support up to 500 ECEs.

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Joint Media Release: BC Budget 2022

Feb 24, 2022

BC Budget 2022 puts $10aDay Child Care Back on Track! View the joint media release from the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC and the Early Childhood Educators of BC in response to BC's 2022 Budget.

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ECE Wage Grid Report

Jun 16, 2020

Inadequate wages have led to the challenge we now face recruiting and retaining qualified ECEs. Current wage enhancements have not meaningfully or equitably increased wages. Further, the federal government and most provincial governments, including BC, are committed to expanding access to child care - which will require even more qualified ECEs. Clearly we need a different approach.

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