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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Manitoba Petition to Increase Funding
Friday, 29 March 2019 08:20

On March 28th, the Manitoba Child Care Association submitted a petition with 25,924 signatures to the Legislature. The petition "urges the Provincial Government to increase funding for licensed not-for-profit childcare programs in recognition of the importance of early learning and child care in Manitoba which will also improve quality and stability inthe workforce." This is an important effort to support and strengthen the childcare system, and is especially timely as the provincial budget cuts spending for 2019/2020 by $1.5 millionmcca

 
AGM March 27th
Monday, 25 March 2019 20:32

Please plan to join our 'virtual' AGM on Wednesday, March 27th, at 6:30pm. You can read our CCCM_AGM_2018.pdf and Financial Statement. We'll be live on Twitter, at @MBchildcare, where we can take any questions you might have!

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Childcare Affordability in Manitoba is Complicated
Monday, 11 February 2019 11:37

On February 13, the Winnipeg Free Press published an Op-Ed by CCCM Member Susan Prentice. Susan provided a more nuanced look at the new CCPA report on childcare fees in Canada. You can read the article on the Free Press website, or at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-MBwfp

 
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