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Agreement and related documents

The Canada-British Columbia Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on July 7th, 2021.
 

Agreement
Canada-British Columbia Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement
Government of Canada and Government of British Columbia, 7 July 2021

Federal government press release
Canada announces historic first early learning and child care agreement
Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, 8 July 2021

Press conference: announcement
Video: Trudeau announces $10-a-day childcare program for BC children under 6 years old
Global News via YouTube, 8 July 2021

Community responses 

Canada’s child care advocates celebrate government of Canada-BC child care agreement
Child Care Now, 8 July 2021

Big win for B.C.
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C & Early Childhood Educators of B.C., 8 July 2021

B.C.-Canada child care deal an important step
National Union of Public and General Employees, 12 July 2021

Media coverage

Ottawa, B.C. governments reach deal on child care funding, Trudeau announces
Global News, 8 July 2021

Federal, B.C. governments reach deal on child care funding
CBC News, 8 July 2021

Trudeau promises to help B.C. achieve $10-a-day child care
City News 1130, 8 July 2021

Federal government announces five-year plan for $10 a day child care in B.C.
Vancouver Sun, 8 July 2021

Sharon Gregson and Lynell Anderson: Here’s the roadmap to $10-a-day child care in B.C.
Vancouver Sun, 16 May 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

Roadmap for $10-a-day child care in BC
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC & Early Childhood Educators of BC, 7 April 2021

 

 

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