Early Childhood Educators in Nova Scotia feeling “unappreciated and underpaid”: results of new workforce survey reveals

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today that provides a snapshot of what it is like for Early Childhood Educators (ECE) to work in the Early Learning and Child Care sector in Nova Scotia. Understanding which factors influence their recruitment and retention is critical because we know high turnover … Read more…

Rebuild long-term care in Nova Scotia with qualified staff and a minimum 4.1 hours of care

Louise Riley

CUPE Nova Scotia is calling on the McNeil government to immediately increase funding to all publicly-funded long-term care facilities, so they reach a minimum staff funding of 4.1 hours of care per resident each day. “Many of our members are telling us that, on average, they have less than ten minutes to get each resident … Read more…

Special event January 30 – Child care and early learning panel discussion

Please join early childhood educators, advocates and experts for a panel discussion the evening of January 30, 2019, hosted by CUPE Nova Scotia. Child Care for All: Building a High Quality, Sustainable Early Learning and Child Care System The discussion will cover the challenges early childhood educators are facing in the child care sector. The … Read more…