Media Stories

HEADLINE
MEDIA
DATE
EXCERPT
HEADLINESome of our most undervalued workers now among our most valuable as pandemic forces rethink of what jobs are critical
MEDIA
Toronto Star
DATE
Mar 19, 2020
EXCERPT

COVID-19 is highlighting how much we depend on a whole constellation of ... humble occupations. Millions of so-called “low skill” workers are ... indispensable to our well-being, possibly even our survival. And unlike those of us who can work from home and make other adjustments to survive the lockdown, these workers can’t. They have to keep working: both to earn income (most wouldn’t even qualify for Employment Insurance), and to serve us. >> Driving-local delivery; Early childhood care and development; Restaurant; Retail; COVID-19-related

HEADLINE
MEDIA
Cision
DATE
Aug 12, 2019
EXCERPT

The Government of Canada announced that seven early learning and child care innovation projects in the Greater Toronto Area are receiving nearly $1.8 million in funding. >> Early childhood care and development

HEADLINELa persévérance d’une réfugiée syrienne à Trois-Rivières
MEDIA
Radio-Canada
DATE
Jan 09, 2019
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Berivan Ahmad, une réfugiée de la Syrie, est arrivée à  Trois-Rivières à  l'hiver 2016 sans connaà®tre la culture ni la langue. Trois ans plus tard, à  force de travail et de persévérance, la femme de 28 ans s'est trouvé un emploi qui lui plaà®t et o๠elle est appréciée. >> Early childhood care and development; Women

HEADLINEImmigration strategy may be overlooking foreign childhood educators already here (CBC News, Aug 3/18).
MEDIA
CBC News
DATE
Aug 03, 2018
EXCERPT

There's a pool of foreign early childhood education students already in Nova Scotia who are training or who have recently graduated. Some won't qualify to stay because of a policy blunder. >> Early childhood care and development

HEADLINEParents, early-childhood educators offer province suggestions to improve daycare
MEDIA
CBC
DATE
Jan 17, 2017
EXCERPT

Ontario's Ministry of Education is preparing to draft new guidelines — including programming requirements for how both licensed and unlicensed daycare centres operate — but first officials want to hear from residents. >> Early childhood care and development

Programs & Events

Sectors:
Early childhood care and development
Type:
Women, Work-specific language training
Organizers:
Mothercraft
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start month:
May 2020 (tentative)
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
Early childhood care and development
Type:
Training with newcomer focus, Women
Organizers:
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
4
Sectors:
Early childhood care and development
Type:
Training with newcomer focus, Women
Organizers:
Four Villages Community Health Centre
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start month:
June 2020 (tentative)
Minimum CLB:
4
Sectors:
Early childhood care and development
Type:
ELT, OSLT, Women, Work-specific language training
Organizers:
Mothercraft
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start month:
June 2020 (tentative)
Minimum CLB:
6

Work to Consider

Early Childhood Care and Education

An overview of job opportunities and self-employment in early childhood care and education in the Province of Ontario, with discussion of occupations in this sector; types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking requirement; licensing and training requirements; and training programs available.