Province-wide and region-specific activities

Early Childhood Week activities

Province-wide and region-specific 2022 activities

Monday, November 20

Flag-Raising Ceremonies

The Collectif petite enfance and Espace MUNI have contacted municipalities across the province to encourage them to express their support for our littlest citizens on Monday, November 20 (World Children’s Day).

Monday, November 20 - Cancelled

Journée Voir grand with parents from the Estrie region, hosted by the Collectif estrien 0-5 ans

Due to the current strike, this event has been cancelled.

The Collectif estrien 0-5 ans, in partnership with R3USSIR Education Employment Estrie, will be organizing the Journée Voir grand for and with local parents. The invitation-only event will ask families to weigh in on what their needs are and shed light on some promising solutions moving forward.

Tuesday, November 21

Observatoire des tout-petits results unveiled

Tuesday, November 21

Webinar - Regroupement pour la Valorisation de la Paternité

Reported to December 7, and therefore will not take place as part of the Grande semaine des tout-petits.

Webinar hosted by the Regroupement pour la Valorisation de la Paternité (RVP).

Wednesday November 22

Large Montreal gathering - Réseau réussite Montréal

Due to the current strike, the Grand rassemblement montréalais pour les tout-petits is cancelled.

Large Montreal gathering hosted by Réseau réussite Montréal. Invitation-only event.

Wednesday, November 22

Early childhood rally in Montreal, organized by Réseau réussite Montréal

The Montreal rally is being organized by Réseau réussite Montréal, in partnership with Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec and the Direction régionale de santé publique of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.

The focus of this invitation-only event, which is being held for the first time this year, will be on the experience of young children who are newcomers to Montreal and on the importance of taking concrete action to make life better for all children, from the womb through their first five years.

Wednesday, November 22 to Friday, November 24

Journées petite enfance famille, organized by the Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec

This invitation-only, multi-day event, organized by the Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec for affiliated friendship centres, will be an opportunity to share information, experience and training with regard to issues of interest to families and early childhood development stakeholders.

Thursday, November 23

Grande matinée des tout-petits, led by the Concertation régionale Grandissons tous ensemble.

Reported to January 11, 2024, so will not take place as part of the Grande semaine des tout-petits 2023.

The Concertation régionale Grandissons tous ensemble spearheaded by the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale will be organizing this year’s Grande matinée des tout-petits. During the activity, the regional findings of the Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten (QSCDK, or EQDEM in French) will be disseminated, along with a series of presentations on early childhood development.


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Thursday, November 23

English-speaking Families in Quebec: What does Latest Data Say

Due to the current strike, this event is cancelled.

From 10 am to 11 am, the CHSSN will be revealing the most recent research* on the realities of English-speaking children and parents in Quebec.

*Data sources include Statistiques Canda as well as the Institut de la statistique du Québec.


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This event is for:

- Everyone interested in inclusive practice

- Everyone working or interested in working with English-speaking families

- Everyone involved in developing or supporting early childhood or family programs

This event will be presented in French with simultaneous translation in English.

Thursday, November 23

Webinar on drop-in daycare services

The Association des haltes-garderies communautaires du Québec will be hosting a webinar during which the findings of a recent study on the flexible childcare needs of Quebec parents will be presented for the first time. Everyone is welcome.

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Thursday, November 23 - Reported

Regroupement des instances de concertation en petite enfance de Montréal

Due to the current strike, this event has been postponed.

The Regroupement des instances de concertation en petite enfance de Montréal will be launching a reference framework on collaborative efforts to establish caring communities for young children and their families.

Friday, November 24

Launch of the Municipalité amie des enfants (MAE) community of practice

An exclusive event for MAE network members organized by Espace MUNI: launch of the MAE community of practice.

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