Early childhood educators say while the province has focused on keeping K-12 schools open during the pandemic, day cares haven’t received as much attention despite being essential to the functioning of many families.
A letter from the Early Childhood Educators of B.C. to Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the recent delay to the start of school had a direct impact on the child-care sector, but they were not consulted.
“When we’re not consulted on how that’s going to affect the child-care sector we’re left with a split second to try and figure out and manoeuvre what that means for child care,” Christina Dicks of the Early Childhood Educators of B.C. said Wednesday on B.C. Today with Michelle Eliot.
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