Episode 9: Checking in on Child Care

District B-Sides

May 19 2021 • 59 mins

Access to affordable, accessible and high-quality child care spaces remains a complex and challenging issue for Squamish families and caregivers. This episode is a live recording of last week's Virtual Mayor's Drop-In. Tune in to hear from Mayor Karen Elliott, Acting Mayor John French, District of #Squamish Planner Sarah McJannet, child care resource and agency partners parents, caregivers, child-care providers and early childhood educators, employers and residents on the current child care climate including:

  • Squamish child care needs and targets, local planning and actions to date;
  • How we can focus and accelerate joint efforts to address the profound need for child care in our community; and
  • The childcare-related opportunities and challenges that can generate childcare solutions necessary for a strong social and economic foundation in our community.