Early Learning and Child Care Information Hub

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The Early Learning and Child Care Information Hub will continue to grow as new information becomes available.
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Data

The data used to create this interactive web application is from the following listed data tables:

Accessibility

Facts and Figures

Indigenous

Workforce

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Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework

Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework sets the foundation for governments to work toward a shared long term vision where all children can experience the enriching environment of quality early learning and child care that supports children's development to reach their full potential.

Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework

Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework represents the Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples' work to co-develop a transformative Indigenous framework that reflects the unique cultures, aspirations and needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis children across Canada.

Sustainable Development Goals and Education

Goal 4 Education of the Sustainable Development Goals is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Additional information

Public use microdata file

A public use microdata file (PUMF) is now available for the Survey on Early Learning and Child Care Arrangements (SELCCA) 2020. SELCCA addresses child care in Canada for children younger than 6 years old, asks about the different types of early learning and child care arrangements that families use, difficulties some families may face when looking for care, as well as reasons for not using child care. Please note that 0-years olds are not included in the SELCCA PUMF.

Microdata access

The Linkage of the Survey on Early Learning and Child Care Arrangements 2020 to the T1 Family File, Canadian Child Benefit, Longitudinal Immigration Database, and Index of Remoteness and Accessibility is now available in Research Data Centres across Canada.

To apply for access to microdata, please use the Microdata Access Portal (MAP).

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