Media - 2022

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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$10-a-day child care for families in Nunavut

Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, January 24, 2022 Excerpt: "Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and career. Yet, too many families across Canada lack access to affordable, inclusive, and high-quality child care. The...

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Statement By The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain On Nova Scotia’s Early Learning And Child Care Announcement

January 14, 2022 HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia was the second jurisdiction to sign an early learning and child care agreement with the federal government last July, but it is first to put in place the essentials for a quality system. As Premier Huston stressed the province is embarking on an...

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Province Moves to Reduce Child-Care Fees by 25 Per Cent

Government of Nova Scotia, January 14, 2022 Excerpt: "Parents and caregivers will see a reduction in child-care fees ahead of schedule as the Province accelerates its commitment to lower fees under the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement.The agreement calls for a 50 per cent reduction, on average, in...

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