2010 Advocacy Updates

December 20, 2010>>
A Special Thanks to Advocates
A Call to Action from Dignity for All
Poverty in Canada from an International Perspective

December 3, 2010>>
2010 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada
Provincial Report Cards on Child and Family Poverty
In the News

November 19, 2010>>
November 20th – National Child Day!
Does Canada really have something to celebrate on National Child Day 2010?

November 4, 2010>>
Full-day Early Learning and Child Care in Ontario Under Threat – Advocates Warn
BC Child Care Advocates Fighting Corporatization of Child Care
Public Childcare? It’s a No Brainer!

October 14, 2010>>

CCAAC AGM keynote address from Armine Yalnizyan now online!
CCAAC welcomes Sue Delanoy!
Manitoba announces province wide pension plan

September 17, 2010>>
Armine Yalnizyan – Guest Speaker at Upcoming AGM!
New Brunswick Child Care Campaign Highlights
New early learning and care programs starting in 3 provinces: Ontario, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island

August 12, 2010>>
It’s Budget Time Again. Let’s Make Child Care a Priority
NOTICE OF AGM: September 28, 2010

July 15, 2010>>
Video Stories on WeNeedChildCare.CA!
Introducing CCAAC’s Newest project, Child Care is a Right
NEW from the Ontario Coalition! http://www.childcaremanagement.ca

June 16, 2010>>
Congratulations to Martha Friendly!
NB Coalition makes public findings from Mothers Voices Initiative
Advocates support P.E.I.’s Preschool Excellence

May 28, 2010>>
Tell us Your story at We Need Child Care.ca!
Professor, Helen Penn, describes the CCAAC as an amazing association
Updates from Across the Country

May 7, 2010>>
CCAAC Launches Campaign: WeNeedChildCare.CA
CHILD CARE NOW! RALLY
For Immediate Release, May 6, 2010 (CCAAC press release denouncing the recent de-funding of several Women’s organizations)

May 6, 2010 – ACTION ALERT
Tell us why Canada needs child care! 
CCAAC launches website campaign that provides opportunities for your stories to be more broadly shared, in the hope that they will inspire action across the country to build quality, affordable, accessible and inclusive child care services.    

April 30, 2010>>
Breaking News from Ontario!
1. Bill 242, Legislation Implementing Early Learning, Passes Third Reading at Queen’s Park!
2. Fee Subsidy and Capital funding to support child care centres announced
3. Licensed Child Care to Move to the new Early Years Division

April 16, 2010>>
Early Learning in Ontario Update
Seeking modifications to the Early Learning and Childcare Act in New Brunswick as it is being debated in the Legislative Assembly

March 25, 2010>>
Child Care Policy Forum a Great Success
Child Care in Ontario faces Catastrophic Collapse / McGuinty Responds
Child Care in Newfoundland Throne Speech
Action Alert: Canada at 150: Rising to the Challenge

March 9. 2010>>
No child care in 2010 Budget 
CCPA releases Alternative Federal Budget 2010
Podcast from the UN on child care

February 22, 2010>>
Federal Finance Committee Agrees: Invest in National Child Care Plan
Liberals and NDP Respond to Open Letter Calling for National Child Care Program
What do you think the priorities of the 2010 federal budget should be?
International Women’s Day Bilingual Round Table in New Brunswick

February 5, 2010>>
New Project: Child Care is a Right
Child Care in Ontario faces Catastrophic
Collapse
Hot topics in the news:
Corporate Child Care Chain in Canada looks for Big Investors
Ignatieff Promises Major Investment in Child Care
Petition against closing of child care centres in Windsor

January 15, 2010>>
Thank you note to friends and colleagues for their actions
Action Alert Reminder on federal government consultations
CCC Adopts Resolution on Universal Early Childhood Development