Endorse the Plan

Since its release, the $10aDay Child Care Plan has been enthusiastically endorsed and supported by a growing number of individuals and organizations across the province. Local governments, Boards of Education, Labour, Business, Community Service, Women’s and Advocacy Groups understand that the Plan offers a ‘made in BC’ solution to the child care crisis facing families with young children today.

If you belong to or know about an organization that would be interested in endorsing the $10aDay Plan please complete the form on the left. We can also send you a suggested motion of support. 

We will be happy to add your organization’s name to our growing list of supporters!

Municipal Governments and Governmental Organizations

ECD and Child Care Organizations

Labour Organizations

Education Sector

Community, Service, Advocacy and Women’s Organizations

Health Sector

Business Support

Academic Support

Political Support

Municipal Governments and Governmental Organizations

  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District
  • Cariboo Regional District – Endorsement letter
  • City of Burnaby – Endorsement letter
  • City of Campbell River
  • City of Courtenay
  • City of Cranbrook – Endorsement letter
  • City of Dawson Creek – Endorsement letter
  • City of Duncan – Council minutes (see p. 4)
  • City of Fort St. John – Endorsement letter
  • City of Nanaimo – Council minutes (see p. 9-10)
  • City of New Westminster – Council minutes (see p. 11)
  • City of North Vancouver – Endorsement letter
  • City of Port Coquitlam Finance and Intergovernmental Committee – Committee Minutes (see p. 3)
  • City of Port Alberni 
  • City of Powell River – Council minutes (see p. 7)
  • City of Prince George – Endorsement letter
  • City of Salmon Arm
  • City of Surrey – Endorsement letter
  • City of Terrace
  • City of Vancouver – Council meeting agenda
  • City of Vancouver Women’s Advisory Committee – Endorsement letter
  • City of Vernon – Endorsement letter
  • City of Victoria – Council minutes (p. 6)
  • City of Williams Lake – Endorsement letter
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District – Endorsement letter
  • District of North Vancouver – Council agenda
  • District of Oak Bay - Endorsement letter
  • District of Sechelt
  • District of Squamish – Council agenda
  • District of Tofino - Endorsement letter
  • District of Ucluelet -
  • District of Wells – Endorsement letter
  • District of West Vancouver - Council meeting minutes (p. 6)
  • Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) Board of Directors – Provincial Early Care and Learning Program
  • Kitimat Regional Council – Endorsement letter
  • Lower Mainland Local Government Association – Provincial & Federal Investment In Early Care & Learning
  • Municipality of Bowen Island – Council meeting minutes
  • Municipality of North Cowichan – Endorsement letter
  • North Central Local Government Association 
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Strathcona Regional District
  • Town of Comox – Endorsement letter
  • Town of Ladysmith – Council meeting minutes
  • Town of Lake Cowichan – Council meeting minutes
  • Town of Qualicum Beach
  • Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
  • Union of British Columbia Municipalities – multiple year resolutions
  • Vancouver Joint Child Care Council
  • Vancouver Parks Board – Motion to support the Plan
  • Vancouver Public Library – Board meeting minutes – June 2011
  • Village of Kaslo – Endorsement letter
  • Village of Lions Bay
  • Village of Slocan

ECD and Child Care Organizations

  • Abbotsford Early Childhood Committee – Letter of support
  • Alberni Valley Childcare Society, Port Alberni
  • Alberta Child Care Association
  • BC Aboriginal Child Care Society
  • BC Association of Family Resource Programs
  • BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils – Resolution: Develop an Early Care and Learning Strategy
  • BC Council for Families – Media release
  • Beaufort Children’s Centre, Courtenay – Motion
  • Blind Bay Munchkins Childcare 
  • Bowen Children’s Centre Society, Bowen Island
  • Buddings Children’s Garden & Daycare - Endorsement letter
  • Campbell River Child Care Society – Endorsement letter
  • Campbell River Early Childhood Development Table – Endorsement letter
  • Canadian Child Care Federation – Letter of support
  • Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre
  • Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada – Endorsement letter
  • Christian Life Children’s Centre Society, Campbell River
  • College of New Caledonia Early Care and Learning Centre
  • Comox Valley Children’s Day Care Society – Endorsement letter
  • Comox Valley Early Years Inter-Agency Council – Endorsement letter
  • Cowichan Valley ECEBC Branch – Endorsement letter
  • Cridge Centre for the Family
  • Dragonfly Child Care & Family Resource Centre
  • Evolution Child Development Centre, Sooke
  • FELA Play and Learning Childcare - Surrey
  • First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition – Endorsement letter
  • Forest Circle Society for Families – Endorsement letter
  • Fort Langley Child Care Society – Endorsement letter
  • Golden Early Childhood Development Coalition
  • Grandview Terrace Child Care Society
  • Growing Together Child and Parent Society, Duncan
  • Haida Gwaii Early Childhood Development Table – Endorsement letter
  • Healthy Families Resource Committee, Nakusp
  • Kamloops Branch, Early Childhood Educators of BC
  • Kamloops Child Development Society – Endorsement letter
  • Kaslo Early Childhood Coalition – Endorsement letter
  • Kootenay Family Place – Endorsement letter
  • Kootenay Kids Society – Endorsement letter
  • Maxxine Wright Early Care & Learning Centre, Surrey
  • McGregor Child Care Society
  • Nakusp Healthy Families Resource Group
  • North Okanagan Early Childhood Development Coalition
  • North Okanagan ECEBC Branch
  • Oceanside Building Learning Together Society
  • Paces DayCare Society – Endorsement letter
  • PacificCare – Endorsement letter
  • Parent Support Services Society of BC
  • Pemberton Child Care Society – Endorsement letter
  • Pender Island Child Care Society
  • Pied Piper Parent Participation Preschool – Endorsement letter
  • Play and Learn Child Care, Kamloops
  • PLAY Victoria
  • Powell River ECEBC Branch
  • Qaqauailas Heiltsuk House of Learning – Endorsement letter
  • Quadra Children’s Centre, Quathiaski Cove
  • Revelstoke Early Childhood Development Committee – Endorsement letter
  • Salmo Child Care Society – Endorsement letter
  • Sasamat Outdoor Centre
  • School Age Child Care Association of BC – Endorsement letter
  • Sea to Sky Putting Children First ECD Initiative
  • SFU Childcare Society - Endorsement letter
  • Shining Star Daycare, Coquitlam
  • Shuswap Children’s Association – Endorsement letter
  • Shuswap Esarly Childhood Development Committee
  • Sicamous and Malakwa Early Childhood Development Committee – Endorsement letter
  • Society for Children and Youth of BC
  • South Peace Building Learning Together Society, Dawson Creek
  • Sunrise Resources for Early Childhood Development – Endorsement letter
  • Sunshine Coast Early Childhood Development Planning Table – Letter of support
  • Tiny Stars Daycare
  • Today’N’Tomorrow Learning Society – Endorsement letter
  • Tofino Community Children’s Centre
  • United Family Child Care Providers Society – Endorsement letter
  • University of British Columbia Child Care Services Parent Council – Advocacy website
  • Vancouver Branch, Early Childhood Educators of BC
  • Wee Ones Early Care and Learning, South Slocan
  • Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre – Westcoast Board of Directors Endorsement
  • Westview Child Care Centre Society, Prince Rupert – Endorsement letter
  • Williams Lake Children First Initiative – Endorsement letter
  • Williams Lake & District Daycare Centre – Endorsement letter

Labour Organizations

  • BC Federation of Labour 
  • BC Federation of Retired Union Members
  • BC Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union 
  • BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) 
  • BCGEU local 309 
  • BC Institute of Technology Faculty and Staff Association
  • BC Nurses’ Union
  • BC Regional Council of Carpenters
  • BC Teachers’ Federation 
  • Campbell River Courtenay and District 
  • Canadian Office and Professional Employees’ Union Local 378 
  • Canadian Labour Congress 
  • Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) – Pacific Region
  • Compensation Employees’ Union 
  • CUPE BC 
  • CUPE Local 716 
  • CUPE Local 951 
  • CUPE Local 1004
  • CUPE Local 2278
  • CUPE Local 2950 
  • Greater Vancouver Community Social Services Workers CUPE Local 1936
  • Health Sciences Association (HSA)
  • Hospital Employees Union (HEU)
  • International Longshore & Warehouse Union Local 500 
  • International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 963
  • Nanaimo, Duncan and District Labour Council 
  • New Westminster and District Labour Council 
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada, BC Region 
  • TWU, USW Local 1944
  • UFCW Local 247 
  • UFCW Local 1518 
  • UNIFOR BC Regional Council
  • UNIFOR Local 433
  • UNIFOR Local 467
  • UNIFOR Local 2002
  • UNIFOR Local 3000
  • UNIFOR Local 4275
  • Union of BC Performers 
  • United Steelworkers, District 3
  • Vancouver and District Labour Council 

Education Sector

  • Alberni District Teachers’ Union – Endorsement letter
  • Anti-Poverty Committee of the Surrey Teacher’s Association
  • BC Primary Teachers’ Association – Endorsement letter
  • BC Retired Teachers’ Association – Letter of support
  • BC School Trustees’ Association – AGM 2012 Resolutions (p. 37)
  • Burnaby Teachers’ Association – Endorsement letter
  • Camosun College Child Care Services Planning & Review Committee – Endorsement letter
  • Camosun Women’s Collective – Endorsement letter
  • Canadian Federation of Students – BC - Endorsement letter
  • Capilano University Department of Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Community School Association of Bowen Island Elementary School
  • Coquitlam Teachers’ Association – Endorsement letter
  • Douglas Students’ Union – Endorsement letter
  • Fédération des parents francophones de C.-B. (BC Francophone Parents Federation) – Endorsement letter
  • Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC – Endorsement letter
  • Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association
  • Haida Gwaii Teachers’ Association
  • Human Early Learning Partnership – Endorsement letter
  • Kamloops Thompson Teachers’ Association
  • Kwantlen Student Association – Affordable Child Care Policy
  • Langley Teachers’ Association
  • Liberation Learning Project
  • Moscrop Secondary School Student Council 2015
  • Parksville Qualicum Retired Teachers' Association
  • Peace River South Teachers’ Association – Endorsement letter
  • Prince Rupert District Teachers’ Union – Letter of support
  • School District 5, Southeast Kootenay – Letter of support
  • School District 8, Kootenay Lake
  • School District 19, Revelstoke – Endorsement letter
  • School District 28, Quesnel - Endorsement letter
  • School District 20, Kootenay Columbia – Resolution
  • School District 23, Central Okanagan - Endorsement letter
  • School District 35, Langley – Endorsement letter
  • School District 39, Vancouver – Trustees and representatives support the Plan
  • School District 41, Burnaby – Report from meeting
  • School District 42, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows – Endorsement letter
  • School District 43, Coquitlam – Letter of support
  • School District 44, North Vancouver – Endorsement letter
  • School District 45, West Vancouver – Endorsement letter
  • School District 46, Sunshine Coast – Submission to Standing Committee on Finance
  • School District 47, Powell River – Meeting minutes (p. 3)
  • School District 48, Sea to Sky – Letter of support
  • School District 50, Haida Gwaii – Endorsement letter
  • School District 52, Prince Rupert – Endorsement letter
  • School District 53, Okanagan Similkameen – Endorsement letter
  • School District 61, Greater Victoria – Meeting minutes
  • School District 64, Gulf Islands – Letter to Minister Abbott
  • School District 67, Okanagan Skaha – Endorsement letter
  • School District 68, Nanaimo-Ladysmith – Endorsement letter
  • School District 69, Qualicum
  • School District 70, Port Alberni – Endorsement letter
  • School District 71, Comox Valley
  • School District 72, Campbell River – Meeting minutes
  • School District 79, Cowichan Valley
  • School District 84, Vancouver Island West – Endorsement letter
  • School District 93, Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (Francophone Education Authority of British Columbia)
  • Selkirk College Students' Union
  • Simon Fraser University Graduate Student Society – Endorsement letter
  • Social Justice Committee of School District 46
  • Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology - Endorsement letter
  • Sunshine Coast Teachers’ Association
  • Surrey Teachers’ Association
  • Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU)
  • Thompson Rivers University Student Union – Endorsement letter
  • UBC Alma Mater Society – Resolution
  • University of Victoria Women’s Centre – Endorsement letter
  • Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council – Meeting minutes
  • Vancouver District Students’ Council – Website
  • Vancouver Elementary School Teachers’ Association (VESTA)
  • Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association (VSTA)

Community, Service, Advocacy and Women’s Organizations

  • 350Vancouver
  • Abbotsford Community Services Society
  • Aboriginal Mother Centre Society
  • Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
  • ACORN Canada – Endorsement letter
  • Atira Women’s Resource Society
  • Board Voice Society of BC – Endorsement letter
  • BC Association of Community Response Networks
  • BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
  • BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre
  • BC Society of Transition Houses – Endorsement letter
  • Bowen Island Literacy Task Force
  • Britannia Community Centre Services Society – Endorsement letter
  • Burnaby Family Life – Endorsement letter
  • Canada Without Poverty
  • Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC office
  • Canadian Federation of University Women – BC Council – Letter of support
  • Canadian Federation of University Women - Kelowna
  • Canadian Federation of University Women - Victoria
  • Check Your Head
  • Child and Youth Care Association of BC – Endorsement letter
  • Collingwood Neighbourhood House Society
  • Columbia/Kootenay Advocacy and Education Resource Society
  • Council of Canadians, Victoria
  • Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of BC – Endorsement letter
  • Cowichan Intercultural Society
  • Developmental Disabilities Association of Vancouver-Richmond – Endorsement letter
  • Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House
  • Fairfield Gonzales Community Association
  • Federation of Community Social Services of BC
  • Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House – Letter of support
  • Generation Squeeze
  • Gordon Neighbourhood House
  • Howe Sound Women's Centre Society
  • Ishtar Transition Housing Society
  • Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society – Endorsement letter
  • Kootenay Boundary Community Services Co-operative – Endorsement letter
  • Kwantlen Public Interest Research Group – Endorsement letter
  • Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Society
  • Living Wage for Families Campaign
  • Metis Commission for Children and Families of BC
  • Mom2Mom Child Poverty Initiative
  • Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre – Endorsement letter
  • Network of East Vancouver Community Organizations (NEVCO) – Letter of support
  • North Shore Neighbourhood House
  • Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care
  • Options Community Services Society
  • Pacific Community Resources Society 
  • Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
  • Parksville-Qualicum Kairos
  • Pivot Legal Society
  • PLEA Community Services Society – Endorsement letter
  • Prince Rupert Association for Community Living – Endorsement letter
  • Quadra Literacy Now – Endorsement letter
  • Raffi – Centre for Child Honouring
  • Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre
  • Richmond Community Living Society
  • Richmond Women’s Resource Centre
  • Sheway – Endorsement letter
  • Single Mothers’ Alliance of BC
  • Social Planning Council for the North Okanagan
  • Somenos Women’s Institute – Endorsement letter
  • South Vancouver Neighbourhood House – Endorsement letter
  • St. Thomas Anglican Church
  • Stand (formerly ForestEthics)
  • Summit Community Services Society – Endorsement letter
  • The Urban Worker Project
  • Union Gospel Mission – Endorsement letter
  • United Way of the Lower Mainland
  • Vancity Community Foundation
  • Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society
  • Vancouver Council of Women – Endorsement letter
  • Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter
  • Vibrant Abbotsford
  • West Coast Domestic Workers Association
  • West Coast LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) – Endorsement letter
  • Women Against Violence Against Women
  • Women Transforming Cities International Society – Endorsement letter
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver

Health Sector

  • Alberni-Clayoquot Health Network
  • BC Health Coalition
  • BC Public Health Association
  • Canada FASD Research Network
  • Health Officers’ Council of British Columbia – Letter of support

Business Support

  • Better Men Solutions
  • CCEC Credit Union
  • Commercial Street Cafe
  • Ethos Strategy Group 
  • Gen Why Media
  • Hands On Publications
  • In-Yoga Studio 
  • Indo-Canadian Voice 
  • Interdependent Investments Ltd.
  • Jack of All Trades
  • Joshua Berson Photographics
  • Junxion Strategy
  • Kevin Campbell, Managing Director Haywood Securities
  • Ki Fitness & Health 
  • Kidz on Main Children's Boutique
  • Marine Printers 
  • Nails by Diane 
  • Natural Pod 
  • NOW Communications 
  • Pemberton and District Chamber of Commerce 
  • Quail Worth & Allevato​ 
  • Ratcliff & Co. LLP
  • Realize Strategies
  • Renewal Funds
  • Secpro Security Ltd. 
  • Solstice Salon & Boutique 
  • Stellar Seeds 
  • Surrey Board of Trade 
  • Sustainable Cinema
  • Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD) 
  • Talisman Books and Gallery
  • Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce 
  • Trail and District Chamber of Commerce 
  • Vancity Credit Union
  • Wellspring Strategies
  • West Star Communications 

Academic Support

  • Karen Chandler, Professor, Centre for Early Childhood Development, George Brown College
  • BC Early Childhood Education Articulation Committee
  • Enid Elliot, Ph.D. , Adjunct Professor, University of Victoria School of Child and Youth Care and Camosun College 
  • Dr. Tammy Findlay, Assistant Professor, Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Sylvia Fuller Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, UBC
  • Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia
  • Human Services Department, Selkirk College
  • Dr. Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor, UBC Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation Scholar
  • Laurie Kocher, Ph.D , Early Childhood Education Program, Douglas College
  • Nicole Letourneau, RN PhD FCAHS, Professor, Faculty of Nursing Research Professor, Cumming School of Medicine (Pediatrics and Psychiatry), Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary
  • Patricia McCelland, B.A. ECE, M.Ed.Instructor Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Dr. Charles E. PascalAuthor of Ontario’s early learning blueprint, With Our Best Future in MindProfessor of Human Development, University of Toronto
  • School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria
  • Dr. Lisa Pasolli, Assistant Professor St. Francis Xavier University
  • Dr. Shelagh Day, Director of the Poverty and Human Rights Centre
  • Susan Prentice, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Manitoba
  • Dr. Amy Salmon, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Adjunct Professor, UVIC, Faculty of Human and Social Development
  • Dr. Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay, Canada Research Chair on the socio-organizational challenges of the Knowledge Economy, Director of the Community-University Research Alliance on work-life balance over the life-course
  • Professor Margot Young, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Penny Gurstein, PhD, MCIP, RPP, Professor and Director, School of Community & Regional Planning and Centre for Human Settlements, University of British Columbia
  • Professor Susan B. Boyd,  F.R.S.C., Professor and Chair in Feminist Legal Studies, Faculty of Law at Allard Hall, UBC
  • Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW_ICREF)

Political Support

  • Aman Singh, BC NDP Candidate (Richmond-Queensborough)
  • Andrea Reimer, Vancouver City Councillor
  • BC New Democratic Party 
  • Cherie Payne, School Trustee, Vancouver Board of Education
  • Coalition of Progressive Electors
  • Colin Basran, Kelowna City Councillor
  • Constance Barnes, Vancouver Park Board Commissioner
  • Don Davies, Member of Parliament (Vancouver Kingsway)
  • Dr. Kerry Jang, Vancouver City Councillor
  • Fin Donnelly, Member of Parliament (New Westminster-Coquitlam and Port Moody)
  • Gord Johns, Member of Parliament (Courtenay-Alberni)
  • Green Party of Vancouver
  • Jean Crowder, Member of Parliament (Nanaimo-Cowichan)
  • Jen Ford, Councillor, Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Joan Sorley, Director, Area F, Cariboo Regional District
  • Jinny Sims, Member of Parliament (Newton North Delta)
  • Kennedy Stewart, Member of Parliament (Burnaby-Douglas)
  • Larry Campbell, Senator
  • Libby Davies, Member of Parliament (Vancouver East)
  • Lisa St. Denis, Member of Parliament (Saint-Maurice-Champlain)
  • Mike Lombardi, School Trustee, Vancouver Board of Education
  • Mitch Campsall, Mayor, District of 100 Mile House
  • Mobina Jaffer, Senator
  • Nancy Bepple, Kamloops City Councillor
  • Olivia Chow, Member of Parliament (Trinity-Spadina)
  • OneCity Vancouver
  • Patti Bacchus, Chair, Vancouver Board of Education
  • Peggy Nash, Member of Parliament (Parkdale-High Park)
  • Peter Julian, Member of Parliament (Burnaby-New Westminster)
  • Raymond Louie, Vancouver City Councillor
  • Richard Cannings, Member of Parliament (South Okanagan–West Kootenay)
  • Sarah Blyth, Vancouver Park Board Commissioner
  • Scott Elliott, BC NDP Candidate (Cariboo North)
  • Shane Simpson, BC NDP Candidate (Vancouver Hastings)
  • Vision Vancouver 
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