Early Learning and Child Care Engagement – The early learning and child care engagement is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Children and Family Development and the Ministry of Education. Attend a virtual workshop on a specific topic of most interest to you, or participate in a self-paced feedback form for an opportunity to share information on a range of topics about child care in B.C. Learn more.
Full recording of the Childcare BC Information Session, December 1, 2021 – A webinar for early learning and child care partners, sharing information on the future of child care in B.C. Watch now.
Flood damage may be eligible for Maintenance Funding – Following the heavy rainfall and flooding around the province, Childcare BC is reminding child care operator that the Maintenance Fund is here to support providers in times of emergency. Learn more.
Westcoast Childcare Resource Centre – Podcast Episode #2: Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC), Hosted by Gyda Chud, BC’s Path to Universal Child Care with Emily Gawlick, Executive Director & Sue Irwin, Interim Director of Programs from Early Childhood Educators of B.C. also known as ECEBC. Listen now.
City of Burnaby helping create more child care spaces for Burnaby families – Burnaby City Council has recently approved funding to create 102 new child care spaces in the city as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting families in the community. Read more.
Government of Canada funds improved access for inclusive early learning and child care centres across the country – Parents and guardians of children with disabilities have always faced unique challenges in finding quality, affordable and inclusive child care options that meet the specific needs of their children, a reality that has been intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. News provided by: Employment and Social Development Canada. Read more.
Apply for funding for the Early Learning and Child Care small projects component under the enabling Accessibility Funds here.
The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education have honoured outstanding early childhood educators since 2002. Congratulation to all of the 2021 recipients! Meet the 2021 Prime Ministers award winners here. Learn how you can nominate an educator for 2022.