Child Care Coalition of Manitoba

working for a fully accessible, publicly-funded, non-profit system of comprehensive and high quality child care

 

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Visit with Quebec Childcare Association
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 16:07

Over April 4 - 5, the CCCM hosted a visit with representatives of the Quebec Childcare Association. Louis Senécal (CEO) and Marie-Claude Lemieux (Public Affairs and Government Relations) visited Winnipeg to present two public forums (one in English, one in French), to meet with NDP MLAs and Manitoba Early Learning and Childcare and to do lots of media work. To read about their visit in the Winnipeg Free Press, read here. Click here to learn  about the Asssociation québeçoise des centres de la petite enfance (AQCPE), and their recent Commission celebrating 20 years of innovative childcare policy.

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L-R: CEO Louis Senécal, Thelma Randall, Susan Prentice

 
Recommendations to Minister of Families
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 15:05

On March 8th 2017, International Women's Day, representatives of the CCCM met with Scott Fielding, Minister of Families, to make recommendations for the new government's much anticipated childcare plan. You can read our 'one-pager" here.2017 Recommendations to Minister Fielding

 
Manitoba Government Must Commit to New Childcare Spaces
Sunday, 15 January 2017 14:58

Thelma Randall, of the CCCM Steering Committee, published an article with CBC, explaining why the new provincial government must commit to more new childcare spaces. As she wrote, "If the Progressive Conservative government wants better jobs and better education, it should start by recognizing the crucial role child care plays."

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Manitoba Needs a Comprehensive Childcare Strategy
Sunday, 15 January 2017 14:48

On December 22, CCCM Steering Committee member Susan Prentice published an Op-Ed in the Winnipeg Free Press arguing why the Pallister government needs to ensure Manitoba has a comprehensivew childcare plan. You can read the article here.WPGFPSP.jpeg