On November 20, 2018 federal politicians heard firsthand about Canada's child care crisis and benefits of a universal system.   

Nearly 100 child care advocates - parents, grandparents, educators, activists - were part of the largest lobbying effort on Parliament Hill for child care in over a decade.  Organized by Child Care Now, the AECEO took part in over 60 meetings with MPs and Senators and shared personal stories, research and policy recommendations to create a universal child care system.   Using the theme #ChildCareChampion we asked politicians to commit to moving the issue forward in their roles in government, within their parties, on committees and in the Senate. 

Want to get involved?  

Join the Professional Pay and Decent Work Campaign and get involved with a Decent Work Community of Practice or contact us and we can help you write a letter to your MP. 

Your voice matters!  Together we can make a difference!



Humans of ECE...Share your short story

This action is designed to raise the profile of ECEs and early years staff, while also highlighting some of the challenges you face in the early years. 

Think about what makes you special as an ECE or early years staff and what challenges you may face related to this.  Download the template here, write your short story and take a picture of you holding it and send it to us at info.aeceo@gmail.com

To see more Humans of ECE stories...click here.




To find out more about the Professional Pay and Decent Work Campaign click here


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