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Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Canada-Wide Agreement and related documents

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on July 28th 2021. 

Federal government press release
$10 a day child care for families in Newfoundland and Labrador 
Office of the Prime Minister, 28 July 2021

Provincial government press release
Federal-Provincial action plan on early learning and child care released
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, 28 July 2021

Community responses

Newfoundland and Labrador sign child care agreement with Federal government
Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), 30 July 2021

Government of Canada child care agreement will bring $10 a day child care to Newfoundland and Labrador in 2023
Child Care Now, 28 July 2021

Media coverage

Parents say child care in N.L. is verging on a crisis. Will the new government deal change that?
CBC News, 29 July 2021

Does Newfoundland and Labrador have enough educators and daycares to match the $10-per-day child care demand?
Saltwire, 28 July 2021

$10-a-day N.L. child care expected by 2023 with $347M federal-provincial agreement
CBC News, 28 July 2021

Deal in works with Ottawa for $10-a-day child care, Tom Osborne says
NTV, 18 July 2021

Advocates hoping for deal with federal government for less expensive child care
VOCM, 15 July 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

Newfoundland and Labrador public consultations
Child Care Now, 11 August 2021

Previous Early Learning and Child Care Bilateral Agreements

Fri, 07/30/2021