Quality Child Care is Good for Everyone Sources | Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta

Quality Child Care is Good for Everyone Sources

Akbari, Emis, and Kerry McCuaig (Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development). Early Childhood Education Report 2017. Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, 2017.

Alexander, Craig, Kip Beckman, Alicia Macdonald, Cory Renner and Matthew Stewart. Ready for Life: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Early Childhood Education and Care. Ottawa: Conference Board of Canada, 2017.

Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta. Getting It Right: Recommendations for Improving Alberta’s Child Care Licensing Legislation. Edmonton: AECEA, February 2020.

Carlberg, Courtney, and Jen Budney. Saskatchewan’s Failing Report Card on Child Care. Regina: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Saskatchewan Office, 2019.

ChildCare2020. Child Care in Canada by 2020: A Vision and a Way Forward. Discussion paper prepared for the ChildCare2020 national policy conference in Winnipeg, November 13—15, 2014.

Findlay, Tammy, with Stella Lord. “A New Economy Needs Child Care” in In Focus. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Nova Scotia Office, 2015.

Flanagan, Kathleen, and Jane Beach. Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Commission: Final Report. 2016.

Fortin, Pierre. Quebec Childcare at 20: What Have We Learned? Presentation at a retreat organized by the Child Care Availability Task Force of the State of New York, July 15, 2019.

Friendly, Martha. Why Canada Can’t Work without Good Child Care: How Early Childhood Education and Care Supports the Economy, Child Care Briefing Note. Toronto: Childcare Resource and Research Unit, 2008.

Friendly, Martha, and Donna S. Lero. Social Inclusion through Early Childhood Education and Care, Working Paper Series. Toronto: The Laidlaw Foundation, 2002.

Hankivsky, Olena (Simon Fraser University). Cost Estimates of Dropping Out of High School in Canada. Canadian Council on Learning, 2008.

Harvard University Center on the Developing Child. A Science-Based Framework for Early Childhood Policy: Using Evidence to Improve Outcomes in Learning, Behavior, and Health for Vulnerable Children. 2007.

The Lancet.Advancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale—An Executive Summary.” October 2016.

Marope, Mmantsetsa, and Yoshie Kaga, eds. Investing against Evidence: The Global State of Early Childhood Care and Education. Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 2015.

Moyser, Melissa. Women and Paid Work, Statistics Canada Catalogue No. 89-503-X. Ottawa: Minister of Industry, 2017.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Starting Strong III: A Quality Toolbox for Early Childhood Education and Care. Paris: OECD Publishing, 2012.

Petersson, Bengt, Rodrigo Mariscal, and Kotaro Ishi. Women Are Key for Future Growth: Evidence from Canada. IMG Working Paper, WP/17/166, 2017.

Philpott, David, Gabrielle Young, Kimberly Maich, Sharon Penny and Emily Butler. The Preemptive Nature of Quality Early Childhood Education on Special Educational Needs in Children. 2019.

Scott, Katherine. Growing Up in North America: The Economic Well-Being of Children in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Canadian Council on Social Development and partners, 2006.

TD Economics. Early Childhood Education Has Widespread and Long Lasting Benefits. Special Report by Craig Alexander and Dina Ignjatovic, 2020.

Vandenbroeck, Michel. “Quality ECEC For All: Why We Can’t Afford Not to Invest in It.” Our Schools/Our Selves. (Summer 2015): 171–182.


AECEA would like to thank The Community Initiatives Program (CIP)  for the Project-Based grant awarded in 2019 to create resources and videos on quality child care for parents, early childhood educators, and the general public. AECEA would also like to thank the Alberta Early Learning and Care Leaders Caucus for their assistance and support in the creation of the videos and resources.