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Posted: Fri, Dec 17 2021 | Category: Reports and Briefs


The Government of Alberta has released its plan to reduce child care fees in Alberta by an average of 50% by early 2022. Under this plan, every family’s out-of-pocket fees will decrease, but lower-income families will not see a 50%…



Posted: Wed, Dec 8 2021 | Category: Reports and Briefs


The final report from the COVID-19 Survey AECEA conducted with the sector in October 2021 is now available!



Posted: Fri, Nov 26 2021 | Category: Government Updates


Today, the Minister of Children's Services, Rebecca Schulz, sent a letter and additional resources to program operators on the new Federal-Provincial Child Care Agreement.



Posted: Thu, Nov 18 2021 | Category: Government Updates


On November 15, 2021, Albertans received great news.



Posted: Mon, Nov 15 2021 | Category: Government Updates


A made-in-Alberta child-care deal gives the province the flexibility to meet the unique needs of Alberta families, helps drive economic recovery and supports working parents by lowering child-care fees.



Posted: Tue, Nov 9 2021 | Category: Media Release


Recently, early learning and child care programs in Alberta expressed increasing concerns about the effects of the fourth wave of COVID-19 and what the future holds for them. To better understand these concerns, AECEA conducted a…



Posted: Wed, Nov 3 2021 | Category: Reports and Briefs


Just released by the Canadian Child Care Federation, Child Care Now, Muttart Foundation and the YMCA of Northern Alberta, Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Alberta. This roadmap has been organized into four…



Posted: Thu, Sep 16 2021 | Category: Articles


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Posted: Mon, Sep 13 2021 | Category: Reports and Briefs


In this brief, Rob Buschmann, Miranda Brown, and Gordon Cleveland provide an overview and analysis of the two major federal early learning and child care plans (Liberal and Conservative) and analyze their effects on early learning and…



Posted: Wed, Sep 8 2021 | Category: Government Updates


The Alberta and federal governments have reached an agreement to extend the Canada–Alberta Early Learning and Child Care Agreement that will provide Alberta over $290 million in funding over 4 years to improve access to high quality,…