Media - 2022

Government of Canada announces members of new National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care

Government of Canada, November 24, 2022 Excerpt: "Now, more than ever, increased access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive early learning and child care is crucial to meet the needs of children and families across Canada. That is why the Government of Canada is making a historic investment of $30...

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Early Learning and Child Care in Canada: Where Have We Come From, Where Are We Going?

Institute for Research on Public Policy, October 19, 2022 Excerpt: "Canada is on the cusp of a major leap forward in child care with the roll out of a Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care system that promises to lower child care fees by the end of 2022 and achieve...

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The true challenge with N.L.'s pre-kindergarten plan

Saltwire, June 29, 2022 Excerpt: "Last year’s $30 billion federal investment in child care is the largest public outlay in social policy since Medicare. In accepting its share of the funding, Newfoundland has to get early learning right. It is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.That’s why the recent announcement that the...

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Female business and community leaders of the Prosperity Project laud the collaborative work of the federal government with the provinces to create historic agreement for Canadian women

Prosperity Project, March 28, 2022 Excerpt: "The Prosperity Project commends the federal and Ontario governments for today’s funding announcement to support the creation of a sustainable national childcare program to address the needs of working families.This long-term commitment to improving working parents’ ability to participate in the workforce will help...

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Don't let fear of change derail modernizing child care

Saltwire, January 29, 2022 Excerpt: "Amid the controversy surrounding Nova Scotia’s plans to modernize its early-learning and child-care services, at least all sides agree there are problems. There are not enough licensed programs for young children. Options for families in rural and minority communities, and for children needing special supports...

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