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New agreement to strengthen the early learning and child care system in Quebec

The Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, August 5, 2021 Excerpt: "The governments of Quebec and Canada recognize Quebec’s leadership in early learning and child care and together, they have announced an asymmetric agreement for the federal transfer of nearly $6 billion over five years. This includes a significant...

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Childcare funding announcement is good news for Newfoundland

Saltwire, August 5, 2021 Excerpt: "In the 2010 Early Years Report, N.L. was ranked as having the poorest model of child care in the country. Since then, the province has made dramatic improvements with integrated governance into the Ministry of Education, a play-based curriculum framework, full-day Kindergarten, enhanced wage subsidies...

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Federal-Provincial Action Plan on Early Learning and Child Care Released

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, July 28, 2021 Excerpt: "The plan features targets to achieve several shared priorities between the Federal and Provincial Governments. These include:Access Working with not-for-profit groups, municipalities and family home child care operators to create approximately 5,800 additional regulated child care spaces by 2025-26. Introducing a...

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$10 a day child care for families in Prince Edward Island

Government of Prince Edward Island, July 27, 2021 Excerpt: "Through the agreement, the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island will work together to improve access to quality, affordable, flexible, and inclusive early learning and child care programs and services. This includes creating 452 new regulated early learning and child...

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Canada and Yukon announce major expansion of $10 a day child care

Government of Yukon, July 23, 2021 Excerpt: "Today’s announcement includes the creation of 110 new regulated early learning and child care spaces within five years to help ensure families of children under six years old can access child care spaces that meet their needs. The Government of Canada’s investment builds...

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