The reports and acts listed below been used to inform and create the minimum standards for childcare in Ontario.
The ELECT (Early Learning for Every Child Today) document discusses how children learn and develop, and assists in guiding curriculum in various ECEC settings.
The Early Years Study 3; a report looking at the Early Childhood Education field in Canada, and how to improve it.
Starting Strong III is the third installment in a series of reports designed to focus on the issues surrounding quality and improving standards.
The Day Nurseries Act, which has provided standards in helping assess and evaluate licensed childcare.
The Childcare Modernization Act is currently being discussed in parliament, but if it is passed, it will increase the standards for both licensed and unlicensed childcare in Ontario.