$10 million available for project funding Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos has issued a call for project proposals to find new and innovative ways to improve early learning and child care service delivery. The Gove …
The New Brunswick Liberal Party is going into the next provincial election with a promise to spend significantly more public money on early childhood education and child care using, in part, funds received through its bilateral early learning and child …
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On the Issues
A New 10-Year Federal-Provincial-Territorial Framework
Ottawa and the provinces and territories agreed to a 10-year agreement on early learning and childcare — a first in Canada.
But it isn’t ambitious enough, providing only a fraction of the funds child care needs. And making child care universally available isn’t even a long-term goal.
The agreement lets parents and children down. And it ignores everything that child care advocates and experts have told the government.
What Was Said
“The federal government promised a ‘framework ensuring affordable, high-quality, fully inclusive child care to all families who need it.’ This agreement doesn’t come close.”
– Morna Ballantyne, Executive Director, Child Care Now