Media Releases Archive
Child care rally - April 2006 (PDF)
care media conference - April 2006 (PDF)
Status quo is not meeting the needs of families: Time to establish a true public child care system
June 21 2007, The New Brunswick Child Care Coalition is urging the provincial government to invest in a quality public child care system that is affordable and accessible to all families and children in the province.
Media Advisory: Child Care Brief
June 21, at 10:00 a.m., the Coalition will be making public the contents of its brief submitted to Premier Shawn Graham
The New Brunswick Child Care Coalition welcomes the public consultation announced by the government of New Brunswick
June 1, 2007
Media Advisory: Rally for Child Care
March 30 2007, Communities across Canada are protesting the end of the Child Care Agreements. New Brunswick is losing $20 million for child care in 2007.
Children, Parents Let Down Again as Child Care Crisis Ignored
March 20 2007, NB Child Care Coalition response to the federal budget
The Prize Behind the Fiscal Imbalance
March 07, Op-ed published in various newspapers
Child care is essential to the provincial self-sufficiency
Feb 9 2007, NB Child Care Coalition response to speech from the throne
is it about the Women’s Program, Mr. Harper?
Oct 06 Op-ed published in Daily Gleaner, Times Transcript & Telegraph
Journal. Explains what impact the Women’s Program has had on the
lives of women and why it is important not to change the program’s
mandate. Women have not yet achieved equality.
women’s groups are outraged at the changes brought to Status of
Women Canada’s Women’s Program
Oct 10, 06 “The Women’s program gives us the opportunity
to provide input into our government institutions. The changes made
by Minister Oda will silence women’s voices” says Laudia
LeBlanc. Joint response by women’s groups.
response to cuts to Status of Women Canada Funding
Oct 2, 06 NB Child Care Coalition joins other NB and Canadian Women’s
organizations in protesting these funding cuts
How do the political parties measure up?
Sept 8, 06 The New Brunswick Child Care Coalition has compared the political
parties’ positions on child care
Political parties should discuss the concerns of female voters
Sept 3, 06 Joint release of the NB Child Care Coalition and the Coalition for Pay Equity. Advocates raise awareness by offering Premier Bernard Lord gifts of bread, roses and building blocks
debate on women’s issues
Aug 31, 06 Joint press release of the NB Child Care Coalition, the NB
Advisory Council on the Status of Women and the Coalition for Pay Equity
on all New Brunswickers to make child care an election issue –
Care: Essential to Women’s Equality
July 21, 06 Colunm written in preparation for the “États
généraux des femmes en Acadie du Nouveau-Brunwick”,
which will be held in Bathurst and Beresford on September 22, 23 and
want compromise on child care – July 2006 (.doc)
This guest commentary appeared in the Telegraph Journal, Daily
Gleaner and Acadie Nouvelle. It outlines how Prime Minister
Harper would be advised to seriously reflect on polling by Environics
released last week on Canadian’s views of his child care plan.
Mr. Harper prides his government on keeping its promises but should
question the prudence of sticking to a promise most Canadians don’t
Poll shows Canadians are rejecting federal government child
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada, 20 Jun 06 - The
results of a poll show that Canadians are rejecting Stephen Harper’s
plan to distribute a $1,200 child allowance to parents with children
under six years of age.