Add Your Voice to Parent Voices in Support of Daycare

Wednesday, July 28 2010

Federal News update

On February 24, 2006, Prime Minister Harper and the minority Conservative government announced they will end the 5 year federal-provincial child care agreement with BC and 9 other provinces.

According to the Conservative federal finance minister, the Conservative government "has a mandate to scrap the $5-billion in child-care deals with the provinces" and instead give parents $100 a month for each child under age six.

BUT parents and advocates are clear -- the Conservative monthly "Allowance" is NOT a child care program!

Take action!

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's decision to cancel the federal-provincial funding agreements are a huge setback for families and child care.

Did you know that this federal money is now used by the BC government to:

Without these federal-provincial agreements and funding, a lot is at stake! Needless to say, parents and child care advocates are speaking up!

What CAN YOU DO to ADD YOUR VOICES?

BE SURE to regularly check the Coalition of Child Care Advocates' website for up to date federal/provincial child care news, information and campaigns http://www.cccabc.bc.ca

Any questions? Please e-mail bcpv@cccabc.bc.ca

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