Excerpted from agreement
CANADA-PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CANADA-WIDE EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE AGREEMENT
BETWEEN: HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA (hereinafter referred to as "Canada" or "Government of Canada") as represented by the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada ("Canada") and as represented by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (herein referred to as "the federal Minister")
THE GOVERNMENT OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND (hereinafter referred to as "Prince Edward Island" or "Government of Prince Edward Island") as represented by the Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning (herein referred to as "the provincial Minister")
REFERRED to collectively as the "Parties"
WHEREAS, Canada and Prince Edward Island agreed to a Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework on June 12, 2017 which articulated their shared vision for early learning and child care and described their approach to achieve this vision, hereto attached as Annex 2;
WHEREAS. Canada and Prince Edward Island will work together to build a community-based system of quality, regulated, early learning and child care, aiming for all families to have access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive ELCC no matter where they live or work in the province.