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Canada-Ontario Canada-Wide Agreement and related documents

The Canada-Ontario Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement has not been signed. 

Community responses

Editorial: Ontario and Ottawa need to stop posturing and make a deal on child care
Toronto Star, 16 November 2021

Child Care advocates welcome Canada-Alberta child care agreement and call on Ontario and New Brunswick governments to join effort to build Canada-wide system of early learning and child care
Child Care Now, 15 November 2021

Ontario’s Fall Economic Statement ignores the child care crisis in Ontario
Canadian Union of Public Employees, 5 November 2021

While the Ford government delays and distracts, child care advocates call for system overhaul; Ontario must make child care a right
Canadian Union of Public Employees, 26 October 2021

Sign the Ontario bilateral child care agreement with the federal government
Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Nonprofit Network & YWCA Toronto, 18 October 2021

Ontario’s big city mayors call on proof of vaccination and child care plan
Ontario’s Big City Mayors, 13 August 2021

Child Care Now (Ottawa) and CUPE 2204 joint statement on council support for universal child care
Child Care Now (Ottawa), 6 August 2021

Guelph and Ontario chambers encourage collaborative approach to implement canada-wide child care system
Ontario Chamber of Commerce, 5 Aug 2021

Media coverage

Hurry up, Kathleen Wynne tells Tories as negotiations for child-care funding continue with Ottawa
Toronto Star, 29 November 2021

Negotiations underway over Ontario child care costs
CTV News Toronto, 24 November 2021

Ottawa, Ontario draw lines in the sandbox before child-care talks
iPolitics, 23 November 2021

Ontario, feds to hold child-care negotiations Wednesday: Lecce
Global News, 23 November 2021

Insiders say Ottawa and Ontario officials will meet next week to hammer out a daycare deal
Toronto Star, 19 November 2021

As Alberta signs the federal agreement, everyone is asking: Where is Ontario’s child care plan?
Toronto Star, 17 November 2021

Video: Pressure mounts for Ontario child care deal with feds
CP24, 15 November 2021

Ford asks municipalities not to seek own child-care deals amid federal talks
The National Post, 10 November 2021

Ontario municipalities consider direct talks with Ottawa on cheaper child care
Global News, 9 November 2021

'It's time' for Ontario to sign on to national child-care deal, says Minister of Families
CBC, 27 October 2021

Advocates, organizations call for provincial plan to end Ontario’s ‘she-cession’
Global News, 26 October 2021 

Advocates call on Premier Ford to include decent work, expansion of non-profit spaces in Ontario’s child care agreement with the federal government
Business Wire, 21 October 2021 

Thanks is not enough on this Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
The Hamilton Spectator, 21 October 2021 

Ontario remains holdout for federal daycare plan
CBC News: The National, 12 October 2021 

'It's not enough': Money at the heart of child-care disagreement between Ontario and Ottawa, sources say
CBC News, 12 October 2021

Province must be a willing partner in child-care program
Toronto Star, 12 October 2021

Prince Edward County council supporting national childcare program
QuinteNews, 12 October 2021

Has the pandemic really changed Doug Ford? A decent child-care deal would be a start in proving it
Toronto Star, 8 October 2021 

Entente sur les garderies à 10 $: Les parents franco-ontariens s’impatientent
ONFR+, 7 October 2021 

Local groups say affordable housing, childcare should be priorities for re-elected Beaches-East York MP Erskine-Smith
Beach Metro, 5 October 2021

'No reason to wait:' Liberal leader questions Ford's commitment to affordable childcare
CP24, 4 October 2021

Ottawa and Ontario inch toward child-care deal
iPolitics, 28 September 2021

Doug Ford needs to sign a child care deal for Ontario’s parents and economy
The Star, 22 September 2021

Ontario wants deal with feds on national childcare plan but no timeline as of yet: Ford
CP24, 22 September 2021

Ontario open to child care deal with federal Liberals, with some flexibility: Lecce
CP24, 16 August 2021

Editorial: Doug Ford must seize this child-care opportunity
The Star, 12 August 2021

Ontario should sign on to Ottawa’s $10-a-day child care plan 
The Toronto Star, 10 August 2021

Cities pressure Ontario to join national child-care plan
iPolitics, 22 July 2021

Opinion: As a federal child-care plan moves ahead, Doug Ford risks Ontario being left behind
Toronto Star, 18 July 2021

Opinion: Can Trudeau, Ford cut a deal on child care?
The Globe and Mail, 15 July 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

Petition: Tell Ford and Lecce to sign the child care agreement
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, 21 Sep 2021

Imagine: Universal child care for all
Canadian Union of Public Employees - Ontario, 19 August 2021

Roadmap to universal child care in Ontario
Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, 12 July 2021

Previous Early Learning and Child Care Bilateral Agreement

Wed, 12/01/2021