Access updates and communication from Halton Region, Ministry of Education and other system supports.
Monday June 7, 2021: Publics Health releases Preventing COVID-19 Refresher Presentations for School and Childcare Settings. View Videos.
Friday May 28, 2021: Covid-19 Rapid Testing Information- can now be found at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/get-free-rapid-tests.
Friday May 28, 2021: The Ministry is in the process of updating their website. Resources for child care and early years programs are transitioning to the Ontario.ca website.
Friday May 28, 2021: New links for the child care licensing manuals and How Does Learning Happen? are noted below. You can also use the search function on Ontario.ca
Friday, March 19, 2021: Ministry of Education releases an updated Operational Guidance for Child Care During COVID-19 Outbreak (version 5). View Document.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021: Halton Region releases an updated COVID-19 FAQs. View Document.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021: Summary of Updates from previous version. View Document.
Monday March 1, 2021: Ministry of Education - Tip Sheet Requirements for March 8, 2021 Implementation Regulatory Changes under Ontario Regulation 137/15 of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA). View Document. View Document in French.
Thursday December 17, 2020: Halton Region releases updated COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines: Child Care Settings. View the document.
Thursday December 17, 2020: Halton Region releases an updated FAQs on reopening Child Care. View the document.
Monday December 7, 2020: Halton Region releases Exclusion Periods for Those Who Were Not Tested for Covid-19.View the document.
Monday , November 16, 2020: Operational Guidance During COVID-19 Outbreak Version 4 Revised November 2020. View Document.
Monday, November 16, 2020: Memo: Supports Available for the Early Years and Child Care Sector in Halton
Monday, November 16, 2020: Chart: Supports Available for the Early Years and Child Care Sector in Halton
Friday, October 9, 2020: Halton Region releases an updated FAQs on reopening Child Care. View the document.
Thursday, October 1, 2020: Ministry of Health - COVID- 19 Screening Tool for Children in School and Child Care. View the document
Monday, September 28, 2020: Halton Region - Communicating a Positive Case of COVID-19. View the document.
Monday, September 28, 2020: Halton Region - COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines: Child Care Settings. View the document.
Sunday, September 25, 2020: Ministry of Health - Workplace Screen Tool Guidelines. View the document.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020: Ministry of Health- COVID-19 Reference Document for Symptoms. View the document
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020: Halton Region Children's Services COVID-19 Funding Webinar Questions and Answers. View the webinar question and answers.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020: Halton Region Children's Services COVID-19 Child Care Funding Operator Webinar Slide Show. View the slideshow slides.
Monday, September 21, 2020: Halton Region releases an updated FAQ on re-opening child care. View the document
Thursday August 13th, 2020: THRC Educator to Educator Panel Presentation on August 11, 2020. See the video
Thursday, July 30, 2020: The Ontario government announced its plan to allow licensed child care centres across Ontario to open at full capacity starting September 1, 2020. Read the news release.
Thursday July 30, 2020: Ontario Continues to Gradually and Safely Reopen Child Care for Working Parents
Wednesday July 29th, 2020:Recommendations for School Reopening from Sick Kids
Tuesday, July 7, 2020: Halton Region releases new information for Child Care Operators in Halton. View the memo.
Friday, July, 2020: THRC releases a document recounting the June 17th Emergency Child Care Panel, including a Question and Answer section. View the document.
Thursday, May 28, 2020: THRC shares a letter with the community. Read the full communication.
Friday, May 1, 2020: MCRC shares a video message from our Executive Director, Rebecca Barrows-Vrankulj, with MCRC families. See the video.
Thursday, April 23, 2020: MCRC receives a communication from Halton Region's Director of Children's Services re: Emergency Child Care eligibility. Read the full communication.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020: MCRC shares a document from CAMH's Shkwaabe Makwa program on Mental Health. View the document.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Ontario Government releases a list of Essential Workplaces that will not be ordered to shut down as of Wednesday, March 25. The list includes child care services for essential workers, and home child care services of less than six children. Read the full list here.
Sunday, March 22, 2020: Ontario's Education Minister announces that some child care centres in the province will re-open as emergency child care centres for healthcare and frontline workers. Read the article.
Thursday, March 19, 2020: MCRC sources information on cyber security and avoiding phishing scam
Monday, March 16, 2020: The Halton Resource Connection circulates a letter to all child care centres supported by Quality First and In Centre Support to inform them that no THRC staff will be visiting their centre between March 16 - April 5, 2020. Read the communication.
Sunday, March 15, 2020: The Halton Resource Connection announces all programs are closed from Monday, March 16 to Sunday, April 5, 2020. Read the communication.
Friday, March 13, 2020: The Halton Resource Connection postpones all Professional Learning sessions scheduled between March 16 and April 5, 2020.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020: The Region of Halton circulates an update re: COVID-19 to child care centres in Halton. Read the update
Monday, March 2, 2020: The Region of Halton circulates an update re: COVID-19 to child care centres in Halton. Read the update