The Government of Canada is investing in Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) to help Canadian children get the best start in life and have a fair chance to succeed. In support of this commitment, the Government of Canada is establishing a National Advisory Council on ELCC.
The National Advisory Council will provide expert advice and a forum for consultation to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister for Women and Gender Equality on issues and challenges facing the ELCC sector in Canada. The Council on ELCC will be a forum for information sharing and discussion. Its members will bring a diverse range of perspectives and will provide expert advice to the Ministers on ELCC-related issues and challenges.
In carrying out its mandate, the Council will provide third-party expert advice to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister for Women and Gender Equality on topics including:
- The COVID-19 pandemic, reopening, and the recovery period as it relates to the ELCC sector
- Promoting information sharing across jurisdictions
- Developing standards of practice within the sector
- Establishing a Canada-wide ELCC system
Apply before September 28, 2021. They are looking for individuals with knowledge and experience in ELCC from a variety of fields.