Media - Newfoundland

Advocates criticize N.L. government's child-care update

CBC News, August 28, 2023 Excerpt: "Though Newfoundland and Labrador's education minister has been touting an increased number of child-care spaces operating at $10-a-day or lower across the province, advocates say those numbers don't paint the full picture. In a child-care update on Wednesday, Minister of Education Krista Lynn Howell...

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Early Learning and Child Care Access Increasing Throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, August 23, 2023 Excerpt: "The Honourable Krista Lynn Howell, Minister of Education, provided an update today on actions underway as part of the $347 million in investments relating to early learning and child care training, staffing and space creation in Newfoundland and Labrador.As part of...

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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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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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