This page is currently under construction. Please visit again shortly for updates. In the meantime, please see the videos below for an introduction to past CICPO events.
CICPO Bill 10 (CCEYA) Protest Rallies, November 2014
In Ottawa, CICPO held a protest against Bill 10 which included a discussion with Ottawa-Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi.
In Guelph, approximately 200 Independent Childcare Providers and supporters attended a CICPO rally in front of MPP Liz Sandals office demanding amendments to Bill 10.
In Sudbury, then MPP for Simcoe North Garfield Dunlop attended a CICPO rally against Bill 10.
Meeting with MPP Lisa MacLeod, November 5 2014
On November 5 2014, MPP Lisa MacLeod visited Oakville to speak with Independent Childcare Providers and Parents concerned about Bill 10.
CICPO Day of Action, October 26 2014
The CICPO Provincial Day of Action was held on Sunday Oct 26 – in an effort to educate the public, media and Minister of Education about the impact of Bill 10 The Childcare Modernization Act. Day of Action assemblies were held across the province in at least 10 communities. Independent Childcare Providers met at the Oakville Town Hall and held a peaceful protest. MPP Garfield Dunlop, Official Opposition Critic joined the many providers that came came out and spoke of the importance to continue to write letters to members of the Liberal Government, and local newspapers in order to encourage that Bill 10 be amended and that it should travel the province when it reaches the committee stage.
Press Conference, October 7 2014
On October 7, 2014, CICPO held a press conference with Garfield Dunlop MPP and CICPO Co-Founder Heidi Higgins at Queen’s Park to launch our campaign against Bill 10.