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Early childhood education and care in Canada 2008

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Jane Beach, Martha Friendly, Carolyn Ferns, Nina Prabhu, Barry Forer.
8th edition
June 2009
216pp
$44
ISBN 978-1-896051-50-5

This comprehensive report, the 8th edition since 1992, provides key data on child care and kindergarten across Canada. It tracks spaces, finances, quality issues and public policy developments at the provincial/ territorial and federal levels, includes demographic information such as mothers' labour force participation, and identifies trends over time.

Early childhood education and care in Canada 2006

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Martha Friendly, Jane Beach, Carolyn Ferns, Michelle Turiano
7th edition
June 2007
293pp
$40
ISBN 1-890651-34-0

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit has periodically assembled Canadian data to produce a national snapshot of early childhood care and education. The seventh edition of Early childhood education and care in Canada presents 2005 and 2006 data. These data - together with data compiled for earlier editions - 1992, 1995, 1998, 2001 and 2004 reveal trends in ECEC over a decade and a half. See this list for earlier versions of ECEC in Canada.

The state of the national child care program and provincial/territorial contexts, March 2006

Martha Friendly and Carolyn Ferns
March 2006

This BRIEFing NOTE provides an update of the current state of the national child care program in Canada. It features a short introduction to recent developments in ELCC, from the 2004 election campaign to March 2006. It includes a table summarizing selected features of provincial/territorial contexts, including:

Early childhood education and care in Canada 2004

Cover of Early childhood education and care in Canada 2004
Martha Friendly, Jane Beach
6th edition
May 2005
232pp
$32
ISBN 1-896051-28-6

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit has periodically assembled pan Canadian data to produce a national snapshot of early childhood care and education. The sixth edition of Early childhood education and care in Canada presents 2003 and 2004 data. Together with 1992, 1995, 1998 and 2004 data compiled for earlier editions, these data reveal trends in ECEC over more than a decade. For the most recent data, see the publications list.

Early childhood education and care in Canada 2001

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Martha Friendly, Jane Beach and Michelle Turiano
5th edition
February 10, 2003
180pp
$28
ISBN 1-896051-24-3

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit has periodically assembled pan-Canadian data to produce a national snapshot of child care and early childhood education. The fifth edition of Early childhood education and care in Canada presents 2001 data. Together with 1992, 1995 and 1998 data compiled for earlier editions, these data reveal several trends in ECEC over the decade.

Early childhood education and care in Canada 2001: Summary

Childcare Resource and Research Unit
August 2002, EN & FR
4pp

This BRIEFing NOTE summarizes Early Childhood Education and Care in Canada 2001. This fifth edition presents a national snapshot of child care and early childhood education. It adds cross-Canada information on public kindergarten to provincial/ territorial information about regulated child care, maternity and parental leave and relevant demographic information. Together with 1992, 1995 and 1998 data compiled for earlier editions, these data reveal several noteworthy trends in ECEC over the decade.

NOTE: This BRIEFing NOTE is also available in French.

Is this as good as it gets? Child care as a test case for assessing the Social Union Framework Agreement

Martha Friendly
2002

Martha Friendly examines how child care has fared for three years under the Social Union Framework Agreement. This article appeared in the Canadian Journal of Social Policy (2001) Issue 47, p 77-82.

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Early childhood care and education in Canada: Provinces and territories 1998

Childcare Resource and Research Unit
4th edition
July 2000
143pp
$20
ISBN 1-896051-19-7

Early childhood care and education in Canada: Provinces and territories 1998, (4th version) contains detailed material about child care in Canada organized by region. Includes child care services; funding; regulations; number of spaces; parental leave policies; service monitoring and enforcement; history and recent developments.

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The full text of ECEC in Canada 1998 is available in pdf format from the links below.

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