Earlier this week, Candice Malcolm, a columnist at the Toronto Sun, published an article criticizing the federal budget. Here’s my response.
The Alberta government announced last week that they are creating a new advisory group to help in the process of creating a long-term plan to support working parents. According to the announcement, the Supporting Alberta Working Parents Advisory Group will review the latest research, data, and economic analysis as they develop short and long-term initiatives […]
It’ll take 5 years and $30 billion to set up, and still needs buy in from the provinces and territories.
Even though a month ago, they said they weren’t going to create any new spaces this year.
After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit
The provincial government allocates $6.9 million.
This past March, after extensive industry consultation, the provincial government announced that they were cancelling the provincial child care accreditation funding programme to reduce red tape. But that wasn’t enough.