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Canada-SaskatchewanCanada-Wide Agreement and related documents

The Canada-Saskatchewan Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on August 13, 2021.

Canada-Saskatchewan Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement
Government of Canada and Government of Saskatchewan, 13 August 2021

Provincial update
The governments of Canada And Saskatchewan announce wage increase for early childhood educators
Government of Saskatchewan, 3 November 2021

Federal and provincial press release
$10 a day child care for families in Saskatchewan
Government of Canada and Government of Saskatchewan, 13 August 2021

Press conference: announcement
Federal and Saskatchewan Governments announce child-care agreement
CPAC, 13 August 2021

Community responses

The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce wage increase for early childhood educators
Government of Saskatchewan, 3 November 2021

Advocates celebrate Saskatchewan child care agreement and vow federal election will not end the building of a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
Child Care Now, 15 August 2021

Canada-Saskatchewan ELCC Agreement has been signed!
Saskatchewan Early Childhood Association, 16 August 2021

Advocates score a major win with a hat trick for child care in Saskatchewan: workers, families, and children are the winners!
Child Care Now Saskatchewan, 13 August 2021

Media coverage

Sask., feds take first step toward alleviating child care costs
The Star Phoenix, 19 November 2021

Wage increases planned for child-care workers in Saskatchewan
Northeast Now, 3 November 2021

What the federal election could do to Saskatchewan’s recent child care agreement
Global News, 19 August 2021

'Feels like Christmas morning': $1.1B in federal funds confirmed for Sask. child care just days before expected writ drop
Regina Leader Post, 14 August 2021

$10-a-day child care coming to Sask. by 2025-26: feds, province
CTV News, 13 August 2021

Saskatchewan signs up for federal government’s $10-a-day child care plan
The Globe and Mail, 13 August 2021

Sask. 'on cusp' of reaching billion-dollar child care deal: minister
The Star Phoenix, 12 August 2021

Sask. education minister says child care agreement with feds may come later this week 
CBC News, 11 August 2021

Sask. hopeful to reach a deal with Ottawa on child care plan
CTV News, 11 August 2021

Editorial: Refusing to take questions is lazy, entitled governance
​​Saskatoon StarPhoenix, 23 July 2021

Sask. NDP puts pressure on government to partner with Ottawa on child care
CBC News, 16 July 2021

Peiris: Sask. government should realize benefit of federal daycare plan
The Star Phoenix, 11 May 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

Roadmap to a quality early learning and child care system in Saskatchewan
Child Care Now, 8 November 2021

Previous Early Learning and Child Care Bilateral Agreement

Wed, 11/24/2021