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Stepping Up for Child Care - Toronto

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Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care & Canadian Union of Public Employees Regional Tour

Location

Toronto
Canada

The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care and the Canadian Union of Public Employees are presenting full-day workshops and public child care forums in ten cities and towns across Ontario. The goal of the campaign is to:

- learn about the effects of provincial downloading on child care funding and service delivery in Ontario;

- provide child care supervisors, staff and advocates with the information and skills they need to make their concerns - and voices - heard at the local and provincial levels;

- raise awareness about the benefits of government-funded and regulated early learning and care services for children, their families and society;

- provide parents and concerned citizens with an opportunity to voice their concerns to local politicians about the need for high quality child care in their community;

- provide an opportunity for municipal and provincial politicians to learn abou the child care needs of constitutents in their riding.

Locations scheduled:
1) Niagara - January 22
2) Kingston - February 7
3) Windsor - March 8 (forum) and March 9 (workshop)
4) Peterborough - March 21
5) Sudbury - April 4
6) Ottawa - April 11
7) Thunder Bay - April 25
8) Toronto - April 30

Toronto details:

Workshop
Monday, May 7, 2001
North Toronto Memorial Community Centre
Multi-purpose room, 1st floor
200 Eglinton Ave. West
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Forum
Monday, May 7, 2001
North Toronto Memorial Community Centre
Multi-purpose room, 1st floor
200 Eglinton Ave. West
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Forum and workshop co-sponsored by the Toronto Coalition for Better Child Care.

Contact name: 
Susan sperling
Contact email: 
werling@sympatico.ca
Contact phone: 
416-538-0628 / 1-800-594-7514
Contact fax: 
416-538-6737
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