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All Day K in BC Hansard
Debates of the Legislative Assembly
November 25, 2009

Notes from ‘The need for public child care’
November 25, 2009

Letter to UVic Board of Governors, re: corporate child care
From UVic Faculty Association, Students Association and Staff Reps
November 2009

Letter to Dr. Turpin, President of UVic, re: corporate child care
Grassroots Women
November 2009

Ministry of Children and Family Development – budget priorities and estimates
Provincial Government Hansard
November 2009

MLAs Mable Elmore, Rob Fleming & Jenny Kwan write to University of Victoria re: campus child care
November 5, 2009

Preparing for the Future: Full Day Kindergarten in British Columbia
Summary of Discussions
Ministry of Education
October 2009

Letter to Premier Campbell re: day of action
Moms on the Move
October 28, 2009

Implementation of full day kindergarten in Ontario schools
Responses from various organizations
October 27, 2009

Letter to the University of Victoria Board of Governors
Greater Victoria Regional Child Care Council
October 26, 2009

Provincial cuts: Why are the BC Liberals picking on our children?
Health Sciences Association of BC; Office of the Provincial Advisor, Supported Child Care; Infant Development Program
October 2009

Women wage earners now outnumber men for the first time in history
September 2009

BC Budget Update and Reactions
September 2009

BC Speech from the Throne, and reactions to it
August 2009

Poll on quality and affordability of child care in BC and in the rest of Canada
Angus Reid Strategies surveyed 7,000 Canadians — including 1,000 from B.C. — online from May 20 to 26, 2009.

BC School Trustees Association AGM 2009: report of Proceedings
Three motions regarding: Eliminating child poverty; Expansion of fully funded all day kindergarten; and Pre school early learning – Page 25
May 2009

With Our Best Future in Mind: Implementing Early Learning in Ontario
Charles E. Pascal, Special Advisor on Early Learning
June 2009

New Provincial Cabinet
BC Government
June 10, 2009

Celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21

BC leads the nation in child poverty for the sixth year in a row
Statistics Canada, First Call & news articles
June 2009

Our Schools/Our Selves: Beyond Child’s Play: Caring for and educating young children in Canada
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Spring 2009

Metro Vancouver Women’s Forum
April 1, 2009

Budget estimates on child care
Provincial Hansard
March 2009

Provincial Advisory Bodies – Two Examples
March 2009

Provincial Hansard – Child Care Spaces in Whistler
March 2009

Child care: not as easy as ABC
Deborah Brennan, The Age
February 29, 2008

Letter to Premier Campbell
Mary Dolan
February 2009

Five tests for Tuesday’s federal budget
Rabble; by Marc Lee, a senior economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) BC office and David Macdonald, CCPA Alternative Federal Budget.
January 23, 2009

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Submissions to the Ministry of Education Consultation
Various organizations
July 2008

Federal Government Gets Failing Grade on Child Care
Canadian Labour Congress
June 12, 2008

Hansard: Child Care in the Legislature
May 2008

BC’s child poverty rate still worst in Canada for fifth consecutive year in 2006
First Call
May 5, 2008

In Pursuit of Equality Rights
Women’s Court of Canada
March 2008

Selected responses to the BC Budget 2008
February 2008

BC Budget 2008 / MCFD Service Plan
BC Government
February 2008

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Bill C-303 – Proposed national child care legislation moves to next stage
November 2007

Changes to BC’s Child Care Licensing Regulation
November 2007

Federal Economic Statement – Mini Budget
November 3, 2007

Honouring community leaders who have “Stood Up” for children and youth
First Call annual fundraising dinner
October 17, 2007

Throne Speech slams the door on National Child Care Program
CCAAC/Code Blue media release
October 16, 2007

Throne Speech limits on federal spending would end child care dream
CCAAC/Code Blue media release
October 14, 2007

A Million Steps for Child Care
Shelagh Germyn
October 2007

Harper government working to silence women
National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)
September 20, 2007

BC Government Budget 2008 Consultation
September 2007

Fall session of Parliament rescheduled to begin October 16, 2007
September 2007

2007 Union of BC Municipalities Convention – Child Care Resolutions
August 2007

One year later, Canadian families still have no child care solution
Harper Conservatives celebrate first anniversary of failed plan
July 10, 2007

Resolution: Funding for Child Care Programs and Services
BC School Trustees Association Annual General Meeting
Submitted by Central Okanagan (SD 23), Howe Sound (SD 48) and Bulkley Valley (SD 54) School Districts

BC Chamber of Commerce Calls for Child Care Plan at Annual Meeting
June 13, 2007

Letter from Liam
A letter to the government from a child who attends an after school program
June 2007

Official Report of Debates of the Legislative Assembly – child care spending
MLA Clare Trevena and Minister of State for Child Care, Linda Reid
May 30, 2007

Bill C-303 Update
May 9, 2007

BC’s Auditor General denies Minister Reid’s claims on child care spending
First Call and CCCABC
May 15, 2007

May is Child Care Month in BC – the real history!
May 14, 2007

BC’s Child Care Crisis: Overblown Rhetoric, Underfunded Realities
Commentary by First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
April 19, 2007

Comparison of Federal Transfers and Child Care Spaces Initiative: The $1 billion child care cut: province-by-province
April 2007

Early Years Study 2 – Canada ranks last among 30 OECD nations when it comes to investment in early childhood education, The Council for Early Child Development
CBC News
March 26, 2007

Child Care: The Federal Budget 2007
March 20, 2007

Child Care Services in BC: No Reason to Cut, Every Reason to Build
Presentation from Community Child Care Information Forum, New Westminster
Lynell Anderson, Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
March 8, 2007

Communities across BC are speaking up: Public education about the child care funding cuts and community based actions
February 2007

What do the Numbers say? Presentation to the Richmond Townhall
Lynell Anderson, Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
February 6, 2007

Open Letter to Linda Reid from Opposition MLA, Claire Trevena, New Democrat Child Care Critic
January 17, 2007

BC government informs the “child care community” of its spending plan for next year
January 9, 2007

Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services releases its report on Budget 2007
January 9, 2007

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Canada: Competing to Win
House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance pre-budget report for 2006
December 8, 2006

The House of Commons voted by 144 to 116 for Bill C-303, the Early Learning & Child Care Act
November 30, 2006

CCCABC signs on to the letter to the Prime Minister: Save the court challenges program!
October 11, 2006

My First Steps to Fighting Injustice
Essay by Melanie Anderson
October 2006

Federal Child Care Act introduced in the House of Commons, Ottawa, by Denise Savoie (MP, Victoria BC)
October 3, 2006

Cuts to Status of Women and Court Challenges Program Undermine [Federal] Government’s Commitment to Women’s Equality
Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA)
September 25, 2006

Minister Finley announces creation of Ministerial Advisory Committee on the Child Care Spaces Initiative
September 2006

Federal Child Tax Benefit Axed – Will Affect Low and Middle Income Families
According to an article in the Vancouver Sun/Can West News
July 21, 2006

Canadians Rejecting Government Child Allowance, Poll Shows
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
June 20, 2006

Child care debate in the Legislature
(scroll down about half-way, to page 4840)
Hansard; Premier Campbell and Carol James, leader of the Opposition debate child care
May 15, 2006

Canadian Labour Congress puts May Day focus on child care
CLC, Ottawa
April 27, 2006

Proposed NEW Federal Child Care Allowance: No Choice!
Surrey Child Care Action Group
April 2006

What did Prime Minister Harper say in Burnaby, BC when he visited a family drop-in program for parents and children?
April 18, 2006

Child Care Debate
CTV News and Current Affairs
April 6, 2006

North Vancouver city council unanimously supports federal provincial child care agreements
North Vancouver City Council Meeting
April 3, 2006

Ensure families’ access to child care
Vancouver School Board
March 8, 2006

The British Columbia vision for child care
Hansard: Diane Thorne & Linda Reid
March 7, 2006

Vancouver City Council Child Care Motion
March 2, 2006

Working Women Need Child Care
Canadian Labour Congress
March 1, 2006

Conservative government will terminate federal-provincial child-care agreements
February 27, 2006

Highlights of 2006 BC Budget, “Balanced Budget 2006 Concentrates on B.C.’s Children”
February 22, 2006

Throne Speech Betrays BC Children and Families
February 14, 2006

Time to Up BC Welfare Payments
Raise the Rates, Carnegie Community Action Project
January 2006

BC NDP says Premier Must Fight For Federal Childcare Dollars
January 26, 2006

Harper says new Conservative government to move quickly on priorities
January 26, 2006

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BC Aboriginal Child Care Society E Newsletter
November 2005

BC Government’s Early Learning and Child Care Consultation
Ministries of Children and Family Development and Education
November 2005

BC municipal elections — November 19, 2005
November 2005

BC signs federal agreement on early learning and child care
Governments of Canada and British Columbia
September 2005

Parents for Child Care representatives send two letters to the Prime Minister and other elected representatives
September 2005

Speech from the Throne – Opening of the First Session, Thirty-Eighth Parliament of the Province of British Columbia
The Honourable Iona Campagnolo Lieutenant Governor
September 2005

Adding our voices to help end child poverty in Canada
Make Poverty History
August 2005

Letter to Gordon Campbell from instructors in Early Childhood Education programs
Re: Ministry designations: Ministry of State for Early Childhood Development and Ministry of State for Child Care
Early Childhood Education Articulation Committee
July 2005

Letter from the BC Federation of Labour and Canadian Labour Congress to Premier Gordon Campbell
July 2005

CCCABC receives BCGEU Spirt of Leadership Award
Tribute by Shelagh Day
June 2005

Moving Forward: Government of Canada signs Agreements-in-Principle on Early Learning and Child Care
June 2005

Coalition to receive BCGEU Spirit of Leadership Award
Letter from BCGEU
June 2005

Westcoast Keep the Kite Flying High Awards – “High Flyers” Award presented to CCCABC
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre
May 2005

Celebrate the arrival of the Women’s Charter for Humanity in Vancouver on May 1, 2005
World March of Women
April 2005

It’s a privilege and pleasure to advocate with you!
February 2005

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Public Child Care – Build it right, from the start
December 2004

BC Federation of Labour passes resolution on child care
December 2004

Advocates release checklist to evaluate national child care talks
November 2004

Announcement from MCFD
November 2004

A BC budget surplus of $865 million next spring
September 2004

Review of Child Care Licensing Regulation (Community Care and Assisted Living Act)
Ministry of Health Services
September 2004

Labour Day, 2004 – Two opinions
CUPE / BC Federation of Labour
September 2004

2004 Child Care Grants Allocation
City of Vancouver
July 2004

Vancouver City Council urges federal government to keep child care promise
City of Vancouver
July 2004

Camosun Child Care to Close
July 2004

May is child care month in BC. We hope you will join us!
BC Parent Voices
May 2004

Letter submitted to the Ottawa Citizen
April 2004

We need to set the record straight!
BC Parent Voices and the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC
February 2004

New bargaining and organizing strategies needed to move child care forward
January 2004

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How to Advance a Progressive Child Care Agenda in the Next Federal and Provincial Elections – Webcast highlights from the Child Care Forum
November 2003

BC Parent Voices – Federal Pre budget Consultation Brief
September 2003

In solidarity… / En solidarité…
August 2003

Open Letter to Lynn Stephens
CCCABC & over 50 other organizations across BC
May 2003

The BC CEDAW Group’s Letter to Lynn Stephens
April 2003

Letter from Jane Stewart – in response to a letter from CCCABC regarding child care in Canada
April 2003

The 2003/2004 reductions in provincial government spending on child care (revised)
March 2003

Day of Mourning for Child Care in BC
Campbell River Child Care Society
March 2003

Update from Campbell River
Campbell River Child Care Planning Committee
January 2003

90% of Canadians Support National Child Care Plan, 86% Want Publicly Funded System
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada / Canadian Child Care Federation
January 2003

Update from the Comox Valley
January 2003

Letter from a BC Parent
October 2002

Letter to the Premier from Parents for Child Care
June 2002

Yes, We’ll March For Child Care!
May 2002

Liberals Trade Quality And The Future Of BC’s Children To Save A Few Bucks
February 2002