MCCA representatives met with Minister of Families Scott Fielding to tell him about our organization, our government relations plan, and learn more about his Mandate Letter from the Premier. We were pleased to hear his support for early learning and child care as an essential service, the need to continue to expand spaces to address the growing number of children reflected on the Online Child Care Registry, now 14,168 waiting for a space. Of those 7,672 children are recorded as need a space withing a three month period. We raised a number of urgent issues with the Minister, including:
MCCA was pleased to hear there is a commitment to improve early learning and child care in Manitoba, and has submitted our recommendations to the Minister in an ELCC Briefing Paper, June 2016.
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