child care policy

“There are two separate surveys targeting different audiences and we are hoping to hear from as many members of the community as possible,” the city states. Image: Rossland.ca

City seeks insight on future of child care in Rossland

Visit the Rossland.ca and click on the “Have Your Say: Rossland Childcare Study” links

  • Nov 7, 2022

 

(Autism BC photo)

B.C.’s new autism funding model a disappointment, says Autism BC

Part two in a series of stories related to autism awareness in B.C.

 

Children protest in front of BC Parliament for autism support in B.C. in 2021. (Autism BC)

B.C.’s new autism funding model a disappointment, says Autism BC

Part one in a series of stories related to autism awareness in B.C.

 

Some child care costs in B.C. will drop to an average of $20 per day by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of B.C. government)

B.C. Budget: Child care fees for infants, toddlers dropping to $20 per day by 2023

Province expects 40,000 new spots to open in next seven years

Some child care costs in B.C. will drop to an average of $20 per day by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of B.C. government)
Kootenay Family Place is celebrating 50 years. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay Family Place celebrates 50 years

KFP offers child care, developmental screenings/supports, pediatric physiotherapy and speech therapy

Kootenay Family Place is celebrating 50 years. Photos: Submitted
New ECE seats opening at Selkirk College. Photo: Patrick Davies
New ECE seats opening at Selkirk College. Photo: Patrick Davies
Daycare program operated by the Burnaby school district, March 2021. The B.C. government has shifted its emphasis to public and non-profit child care as it enters Ottawa’s national child care program. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. government shifting funds to public, non-profit child care

Private providers have led growth, internal document says

Daycare program operated by the Burnaby school district, March 2021. The B.C. government has shifted its emphasis to public and non-profit child care as it enters Ottawa’s national child care program. (B.C. government photo)
Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a CEFA (Core Education and Fine Arts) Early Learning daycare franchise, in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday May 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. budget to expand $10-a-day child care, but misses the mark on ‘truly universal’ system

$111 million will be used to fund 3,750 new $10-a-day spaces though 75 additional ChildCareBC universal prototype sites over the next three years.

Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a CEFA (Core Education and Fine Arts) Early Learning daycare franchise, in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday May 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Report finds mental health challenges children and youth can be expected to experience during and after COVID-19, including anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression and behavioural problems. Photo: Piron Guillaume on Unsplash

B.C. report: Pandemic will increase mental health struggles for youth

‘COVID-19 and the Impact on Children’s Mental Health’ study released

  • Nov 18, 2020
Report finds mental health challenges children and youth can be expected to experience during and after COVID-19, including anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression and behavioural problems. Photo: Piron Guillaume on Unsplash