In Canada, licensing standards for child care centres vary by each individual province. General provisions for licensing address these issues:
Standards vary widely by each province. And how each province monitors and enforces guidelines also varies greatly.
Accreditation from an independent or provincial organization may help ensure that a family or group child care centre meets basic quality standards, even if your province exempts these types of child care from licensing.
For detailed information on provincial child care licensing, see the Other Places to Get Help section of the topic Choosing Child Care.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
Current as of: May 4, 2017
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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