Projects & Publications


This information was last updated on February 1, 2013 prior to the CCHRSC’s dissolution. For more information, please see the message from the Board

Our projects produced research and developed strategies and tools to meet the needs of the child care workforce and achieve related goals. Click on the titles of our projects for more information.

When most people hear the term compensation they think about "what a person is paid", yet this is only one aspect of a complex topic. Compensation includes not only salary, but also the direct and indirect rewards and benefits provided employees in return for their contribution to the organization.

HR Planning and Infrastructure

The board is responsible for hiring an executive director to ensure there is a skilled manager at the helm to implement the organization's mission and vision. In this section, you will find information geared specifically for board members to address the unique considerations of hiring an executive director.


Providers must be at least 18 years old, must complete the Canadian Child Care Federation Family Home Day Care Training (Level One), hold current first aid and infant CPR certificates, provide criminal reference and child abuse registry checks, and participate in ongoing professional development training.

Karen Wright: Supported Child Care Worker, North End Day Care, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Coordinator, Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ Summer Camp

Karen Wright credits working in child care with “stopping my aging process.”

Over the course of 2012/2013, CCHRSC is continuing to complete three important projects. Click here to learn more about them.