Election Promises

Alberta Provincial Election 2019

EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE PROMISES AT A GLANCE

AECEA's Vision

Well-qualified, well-compensated early childhood educators are respected as professionals, valued for their important work, and supported in providing high-quality child care for Alberta’s children and families. 
 

David Khan

Rachel Notley

Jason Kenney

Stephen Mandel

Child care services:

  • no statements or promises

Child care services:

  • promises $1.5-billion over five years to expand $25-a-day care
  • the goal is to expand $25-a-day care services to 75,000 child care spaces
  • program focuses on children five and under
  • begin by covering non-profit and family day homes before moving to include private licensed care centres
  • participation in $25-a-day care would not be mandatory for child care centres

Child care services:

  • no statements or promises

Child care services:

  • promises $1-billion child-care voucher program for use at any licensed child care which covers up to 100% of costs
  • families earning between $30,000 and $49,999 a year would pay no more than $5 a day for daycare
  • parents attending post-secondary and those earning minimum wage will receive a 100% subsidy
  • families who do not use a licensed child care option will be eligible for a new income-tested caregiver tax credit to manage child care costs
  • would create a ministry of early childhood to manage these services

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Child care workforce:

  • an estimated 43,000 jobs would be created, though this includes more than additional child care workers
  • wants to enhance training of child care workforce

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Infrastructure:

  • no statements or promises

Infrastructure:

  • committed to creating 13,000 new spaces within five years

Infrastructure:

  • no statements or promises

Infrastructure:

  • committed to making it easier to create more licensed, safe, affordable, high-quality child care spaces
  • will introduce a new investment credit to encourage employers to create licensed child care spaces for children of employees
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility

 

Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes

David Bjorkman

Alberta Advantage Party

Marilyn Burns


 

Derek Fildebrandt

Child care services:

  • increase support and funding to provide affordable, high-quality not-for-profit child care

Child care services:

  • no statements or promises

Child care services:

  • no statements or promises

Child care services:

  • no statements or promises

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Child care workforce:

  • no statements or promises

Infrastructure:

  • establish early childhood development spaces as required

Infrastructure:

  • no statements or promises

Infrastructure:

  • no statements or promises

Infrastructure:

  • no statements or promises
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility
Investing in educators
Inclusivity
Affordability
Accessibility

Disclaimer: the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta does not endorse the position of any political party, elected official, or any candidate for public office.