You’ve told us that you count on FSIO to keep you informed with developments in the sector and connected to your colleagues across the province. This is why we’ve launched a new website to keep you informed and connected in between our emails, newsletters, and professional learning events.

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In Ontario’s Renewed Early Years and Child Care Framework (2017), the provincial government announced Ontario’s Early Years and Child Care Workforce Strategy as one of seven key areas of action. One goal of the Workforce Strategy is to better support professional learning for early years and child care professionals. FSIO wants to bring your recommendations about professional learning…

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Ontario’s first Ministry for the Status of Women is seeking feedback from individuals and organizations to shape its strategy for the economic empowerment of women. The Ministry, which aims to advance gender equality in Ontario, has published an engagement paper, Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Call to Action for Ontario. Acknowledging that women’s rights have advanced…

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The Region of Peel invited front-line staff working in family support programs in Peel to attend face-to-face consultation sessions in preparation for the consolidation of the current Child and Family Programs into the Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres.

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On June 12, 2017, the Federal government signed the Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework with all of the provinces, excluding Quebec. Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Monday, “I am very proud that we have now arrived to a successful agreement to help Canadian children and families have access to affordable, high-quality, flexible and fully inclusive…

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