IT'S TIME FOR PRESCHOOL
IT'S TIME FOR PRESCHOOL

FOR OUR CHILDREN

Every young Canadian child deserves quality preschool.

Access matters and so does quality – our children deserve excellence at every level of their educational development.

50%Preschool develops a love of learning, social skills, and respect for diversity. Today’s young children are tomorrow’s citizens. Our investment in them is an investment in the future of our society. Pre-School provides lasting benefit to kids.

Find out how preschool programs reduced poverty >

It's time for our children

FOR THE ECONOMY

Organized preschool programs support child development and parents’ labour force participation, providing a big economic kick - more than paying for itself in both the short and long term.

175% return on investment!

investRecent studies of Québec’s low cost preschool system show that maternal labour force participation generates $1.20 for every public dollar spent. And the federal government gets $0.55 in tax gains and saves on social transfers.

Provinces have been leading the way in preschool investments. Now, it’s time for the federal government to do its share.

See how policy-makers have increased funding to early learning >

It's time to invest

FOR CANADA

Many provinces have made improvements in access to preschool. However, Canada still ranks near the bottom of OECD countries. Developed nations are making investments in preschool while Canada is ranked in the bottom third of OECD states.

step upAccess to preschool builds a stronger workforce now and in the future which supports our global competitiveness.

See Canada's results >

It's time for Canada to step up

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It’s Time for our Children.

Preschool develops a love of learning, social skills, and respect fordiversity. Today’s young children are tomorrow’s citizens.

It’s Time for Canada to Step Up.

Access to preschool builds a stronger workforce now and in the future which supports our global competitiveness.

It’s Time to Invest.

Provinces have been leading the way in preschool investments. Now, it’s time for the federal government to do its share.

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IT’S TIME FOR PRESCHOOL



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