The Ontario Government is committed to expanding licensed childcare for children 0-4 years of age by 100,000 spaces. This will double the existing number. In addition, the Federal and Provincial Governments are working on a national framework for early learning and child care.

Public town hall meetings are being held in various communities across Ontario. All are welcome to join the meetings and have a say in this matter which affects us all.

CICPO invites providers and their clients to attend and represent the largest, most popular and diverse sector of Ontario’s childcare. This is a great opportunity to get out there and talk about how ICPs can be valuable contributors to the future of Ontario Childcare and why we should be included.

Executive Committee Members will be attending some meetings and would love to meet some of our members in person! If you can get a group together for a meeting that has not yet been covered, speak up! We’d love to hear from you!

See consultation sessions below, or find them at: https://www.ontario.ca/page/consultation-early-years-and-child-care-strategy

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