See excerpt below.
Excerpts from the press release:
"In addition to health care renewal, governments have also agreed to work together to improve the well-being of Canadian children, by putting in place the investments and plans to help all families ensure that their children grow to be healthy, ready to learn and able to seize opportunities later in life. That is why we jointly created the National Child Benefit as the first step towards the National Children's Agenda. Ensuring the optimal development of our young children requires an integrated early child development system that provides all families throughout Canada with the information, support and services they need to ensure the best possible outcomes for their children. To this end, when we meet in September, I hope we can endorse a shared framework for early childhood development including appropriate indicators of progress which will guide our joint investments."