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Day Care Legislation

Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:600.10.113

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada to work with the Provincial Governments:a) Develop, implement and enforce legislation and standards that apply to all child care centres in every province and territory.b) Develop and implement national standards for early childhood educators, assistants and all other paid child care workers, while ensuring equity in the implementation of national standards.FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Provincial Organization to urge their Provincial Governments to:c) Establish and fund day care centres within high schools or adjacent educational institutions so that student mothers can complete their education, enhance their opportunities for employment, and reduce the possibility of future reliance on social services.d) Examine existing facilities (i.e. schools and public institutions) in the provinces/territories with space that could be made available for the establishment of child care centres for school age children to be supported by public dollars.


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Article ID: 895