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About Canada: Childcare by Martha Friendly and Susan Prentice

Early childhood education and care in Canada 2001

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Martha Friendly, Jane Beach and Michelle Turiano
5th edition
February 10, 2003
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.

In keeping with current conceptions and development of the early childhood education and care field, this edition adds cross-Canada information on public kindergarten to provincial/territorial information about regulated child care, maternity and parental leave and relevant demographic information. It also includes an examination of: the state of ECEC in Canada, federal ECEC programs, and Aboriginal ECEC.

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Acknowledgements, Preface, Explanatory Notes234.61 KB
The state of ECEC in Canada, Federal ECEC programs, Aboriginal ECEC145.28 KB
Newfoundland and Labrador156.41 KB
Prince Edward Island155.19 KB
Nova Scotia154.89 KB
New Brunswick157.76 KB
Quebec182.04 KB
Ontario180.43 KB
Manitoba159.52 KB
Saskatchewan167.79 KB
Alberta160.41 KB
British Columbia192.97 KB
Northwest Territories137.8 KB
Nunavut139.39 KB
Yukon146.09 KB
TABLES: All Big Pictures Tables [30 pp.]1.34 MB
TABLES: All Long View Tables [11 pp.]971.28 KB
COMPANION DOCUMENT: Briefing Note summary236.36 KB
COMPANION DOCUMENT: Services éducatifs et de garde à l'enfance au Canada, 2001: Résumé207.09 KB
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