On August 31, 2015, the Child Care and Early Years Act came into effect. This new legislation replaces the Day Nurseries Act.
Ontario regulations made under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014:
Licensed operators are now required to have a program statement in line with How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years.
On February 19, 2016, the government announced its plan to move forward with integrating child and family programs to create Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres.