Jul 11, 2023
The creation of new child care programs is not happening fast enough in BC, or across Canada. The major roadblock to expansion is the worsening Early Childhood Educator (ECE) staffing crisis. To address this issue, the BC government committed to develop and implement an ECE wage grid. With this commitment in mind, a scan of ECE wages and wage grids across Canada, including a detailed analysis of ECE wages in BC was carried out by the CCCABC and ECEBC.