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The ChildCare BC Bulletin #63 is Online!

Jun 19, 2023

View the bulletin to read more about Indigenous History Month and Indigenous Peoples Day, view a thank you note from Minister of State for Child Care Grace Lore and more.

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The ChildCare BC Bulletin #61 is Now Available!

May 19, 2023

View the bulletin to register for the Minister of State's child care townhall, find out more about The Seamless Day kindergarten pilot program expansion, read about the Métis Nation British Columbia receiving funding for new distinctions-based child care and more.

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Joint Statement to Acknowledge May is Child Care Month 2023 BCACCS, ECEBC, MNBC, CCCABC

May 12, 2023

Across British Columbia children are thriving, parents are able to be at work or school, and communities are prospering in a multitude of ways, all because of quality licensed child care programs. Recognizing May as Child Care Month brings public and political acknowledgement of the significance of quality child care as an essential community service. View the joint statement from BCACCS, ECEBC, MNBC & CCCABC.

Joint Statement (PDF)

New ECE in Rural BC Podcast

May 4, 2023

Danielle Schmuecker is from Mackenzie BC and is a participant in the ECEBC Leading Change program. She is producing a short-run podcast discussing the issues and joys that Early Childhood professionals experience working in isolated or rural areas in BC. Find out more on the Leading Change Program page.

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ECEBC Submission: HUMA Committee Witness Statement

Apr 20, 2023

ECEBC is pleased to inform the HUMA Committee's study on Bill C-35. Please find out more about Bill C-35 and the corresponding submitted witness statement which was presented on March 30th, 2023, by Emily (Mlieczko) Gawlick, ECEBC Executive Director in the PDF Document.

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ECPN Exposure - Animate Companionship: Literature and Education

Mar 8, 2023

Join the Early Childhood Pedagogy Network Exposure on March 30, 2023 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm PST where the Pauline Sameshima, Lara Okihiro and Aparna Mishra Tarc consider literature as a companionship for thought and for our engagements with education by creating a conversation between a poet, a children’s book author and a writer on the profound role of literary language in engaging childhood, knowledge, and worlds. 

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Joint Media Release: BC Budget 2023 & Child Care: Lack of Profile or Next Steps to $10aDay….. but Commitments Remain

Mar 1, 2023

Despite measurable progress since 2018, the ongoing increases in federal funding, and the acknowledgement of child care as an essential service, BC Budget 2023 was surprisingly silent on child care. View the joint media release from ECEBC & the BC Coalition of Child Care Advocates.

BC Budget 2023 Media Release

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