Lobbying Activity Report

3686-11457

Organization: Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C.
Associated registration: 1470-3686-10
Lobbying Activity date: 2021-06-14
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2021-07-17

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Sharon Gregson
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Harry Bains, Minister of Labour
Labour

Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care
Minister of State for Child Care

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health
Health

Josie Osborne, Minister of Municipal Affairs
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Mitzie Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development
Children and Family Development

David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education
Education

Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Aman Singh, MLA
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly
 
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
COVID-19: letters to BC Economic Recovery Task Force members and other public office holders highlighting importance of substantial federal/provincial public investment, under an effective federal/provincial agreement, to accelerate implementation of BCs commitment to high quality, universal child care, consistent with $10aDay Plan and detailed policy Roadmap, in order to expedite our social and economic recovery (as per “$10aDay Child Care NOW – for BC’s COVID-19 Recovery” at 10aday.ca)
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education, COVID-19, Children and Families, Economic Development and Trade, Education, Employment and Training, Finances and Budgets, Health, Human Rights, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Infrastructure, Labour/Labour Relations, Non-Profit Organization, Poverty, Regional Development, Taxation and Finance
The research rationale for, and social and economic benefits of, effective public policy required to achieve universal access to high quality, affordable child care will be shared primarily with public office holders in the Ministries of Education, Finance, Health and Children and Family Development as well as the Premier's office and School Districts. Public support for and detailed policy recommendations of the community-led $10aDay Child Care Plan, available at 10aday.ca, will also be shared. Policy and legislation recommendations include moving child care (Child Care BC Act) to the Ministry of Education (School Act) with new legislation (Early Care and Learning Act) and increasing public funding to lower parent fees, raise educator compensation and education, and expand access to publicly-owned licensed spaces.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education, COVID-19, Children and Families, Economic Development and Trade, Education, Employment and Training, Finances and Budgets, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Infrastructure, Labour/Labour Relations, Municipal Affairs, Poverty, Regional Development, Taxation and Finance
 
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Sharon Gregson
 
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.
 
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