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Put Ontario Kids First! 

Full public funding and delivery of children’s services now! 

The McGuinty government should put Ontario’s kids first. That means full public funding and  delivery of children’s services. Right now Children’s Aid Society and children’s mental health programs aren’t gettting the money they need to deliver legislated services.

At the same time, the Pascal Report – which recommended publicly funded and delivered, universal early learning programs for children – isn’t being fully implemented. Instead the McGuinty Liberals are only implementing services for 4 and 5 year-olds, while programs for younger kids are closing due to lack of funding.

Support for the McGuinty Early Learning plan is widespread, but the plan doesnt go far enough. Local school boards , who are expected to implement it, have all kinds of unanswered questions and concerns about funding shortfalls. 

Premier McGuinty needs to deliver adequate funding for Children’s Aid, mental health services AND fully fund all of Pascal’s recommendations.

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Ontario Kids First: Learn More

CUPE Ontario pre-budget submission

CUPE Ontario on the Pascal Report

Ontario Kids First: Take Action!

Call your MPP. Tell them “I want adequate public funding and delivery of children’s programs immediately.”
Click here to find your MPP.

Call or write Finance Minister Dwight Duncan:

Windsor Constituency office:

Phone: 519-251-5199
[email protected]

Queen’s Park office:

Phone: 416-325-0400
[email protected]

For more information on putting Ontario Kids First, read the following topics:   

Early Learning           Child Care           Children’s Aid