OCASI Submission to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

In July of 2012, OCASI was invited by the Committe for the Rights of the Child, an independent body which monitors the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), to submit a shadow report on the state of children's rights in Canada. This report was presented in Geneva, Switzerland in the Fall of 2012. 

Opportunity to Comment on Ontario's Child Care Modernization


On June 27, 2012, the Ministry of Education released a discussion paper “Modernizing Child Care in Ontario: Sharing Conversations, Strengthening Partnerships, Working Together,” to begin a conversation on child care modernization. The paper outlines the government's long term vision for child care and seeks feedback on targeted medium-term objectives that will help us achieve that vision over the next three years.