Staying Connected

Updates from Atkinson’s community of partners, collaborators and allies.

13 Apr 22
A new report from the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development details the state of the child care workforce across Canada and why the success of Canada's emerging national early learning and child care system depends on a foundation of decent work for Early Childhood Educators. Read more >
5 Apr 22
In a new article for the Conversation, the Atkinson Centre for Social and Child Development's Emis Akbari and Kerry McCuaig compare Ontario's new child care deal to other provinces', and look at what it means for child care workers. Read more >
15 Mar 22
Over 1500 child care workers joined the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care in a new campaign to share their stories and lay out their calls for decent work in a new funding agreement for child care. Read more >
21 Jul 21
The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care and the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario have laid out a vision for federal and provincial investment in child care. Read more >
7 Jul 21
In light of the 2021 federal budget commitments to child care, charitable and academic leaders are urging the government to direct child care funds to nonprofit and public providers. Read more >
4 Jun 21
The Atkinson Centre's Early Childhood Education Report 2020 details the state of early childhood education and care programs across Canada. Read more >
19 May 21
In a new report from the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care and the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, child care workers are speaking out about their current working conditions and their mental health and well-being. Read more >
13 May 21
With $30 billion in investments in child care announced in the federal budget, child care advocates are looking to their next steps to make high quality, accessible child care a reality across Canada. Read more >
22 Jan 21
Local residents and ACORN members in Ottawa have brought together their vision for community benefits for the LeBreton Flats new development. Read more >
8 Dec 20
The Ontario Nonprofit Network, Canadian Women's Foundation, and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives have released a report on how to insure a National Action Plan for Women in the Economy is inclusive. Read more >
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