As the regulator for the early childhood education profession, we are keeping a close eye on the developing COVID-19 situation. We are communicating regularly with Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECEs) to share information and provide needed support. We also wish to be helpful to you.
As of August 18, 2021, individuals aged 12 or older, as well as youth born in 2009 or earlier, are eligible to book a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appointment to get their first or second dose through the provincial booking system, their local public health unit, pharmacies, or can walk-in to vaccination clinics across Ontario.
April 21, 2021 - $10 a Day Child Care for Canadian Families
Letter from the Minister of Education to Parents
Ontario Government's Webpage on COVID-19, check back regularly for updates
Operational Guidance During COVID-19 Outbreak. EarlyON Re-Opening
July 30, 2020 - Ontario Continues to Gradually and Safely Reopen Child Care for Working Parents
July 30, 2020 - Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September
June 30, 2020 - City of Toronto makes masks or face coverings mandatory in enclosed public spaces. Note that child care is excluded from this requirement
June 12, 2020 - Letter to Minister Lecce on re-opening child care
June 12, 2020 - Statement on the re-opening of child care
June 9, 2020 - Government of Ontario announces child care operators can re-open as early as June 12
May 9, 2020 - Government of Ontario announces supporting parents as economy reopens