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Canada-Manitoba Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement

The Canada-Manitoba Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on August 9th, 2021.

The Agreement is available online.

The Action plan is available online.

Federal press release

$10 a day child care for families in Manitoba
Government of Canada, 9 August 2021

Provincial press release

$10 a day child care for families in Manitoba
Government of Manitoba, 9 August 2021

Child care funding agreement
Government of Manitoba, 9 August 2021

Updates and next steps

Canada, Manitoba allocate $8.1 million to fund over 3,100 child care spaces across the province
Government of Manitoba, 27 June 2022

Canada and Manitoba commit nearly $37 million to support wage equity in the early learning and child-care sector
Governments of Canada and Manitoba, 27 June 2022

Lower child care fees for Manitoba families
Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, 3 February 2022

Canada and Manitoba make child care more affordable for low and middle-income families
Government of Manitoba, 3 February 2022

Manitoba publishes early learning and child-care agreement with federal government
Government of Manitoba, 21 December 2021

Community responses 

Susan Prentice on Manitoba subsidy announcement
University of Manitoba Political Studies, 8 February 2022

Historic Canada-Manitoba early learning & child care agreement signed
Manitoba Child Care Association, 11 August 2021

Child care advocates issue media release on Manitoba ELCC Agreement
Manitoba Child Care Association, 27 July 2021

Media coverage

Media coverage is listed from most recent to oldest

Helping Indigenous families in Winnipeg benefit from innovative early learning and child care practices
Newswire, 27 June 2022

Funding looks to give pay bump for early childhood educators in Manitoba
CTV News Winnipeg, 27 June 2022

Make child-care funds easier to access
Winnipeg Free Press, 16 May 2022

Frais de garde au Canada: Winnipeg atteindra-t-elle ses cibles?
Radio-Canada, 10 May 2022

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes an announcement on child care in Manitoba
CPAC, 3 February 2022

Manitoba triples number of subsidized child-care spots, increases eligibility
Winnipeg Free Press, 3 February 2022

Manitoba daycare plan hinges on wage issues: advocates
Winnipeg Free Press, 22 December 2021

Experts demand daycare plan docs
Winnipeg Free Press, 1 December 2021

New $10-per-day plan a breath of fresh air: Manitoba Child Care Association
Global News, 10 August 2021

Manitoba signs on to federal $10-a-day child-care plan
CBC News, 9 August 2021

Manitoba joins $10-per-day federal daycare plan
Global News, 9 August 2021

Manitoba should move on child-care opportunity
Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Manitoba
Manitoba Child Care Association, Child Care Coalition of Manitoba, Child Care Now & Canadian Child Care Federation, 1 June 2022
This document outlines how everyone involved in the early years sector can collectively envision a comprehensive, high-quality Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) system for Manitoba’s children, families and communities. Under the guidance and expertise of Jane Beach, as lead researcher, the Roadmap reflects the findings from virtual engagement with those in relation to the ELCC in March 2022, that is informed on research and policy development about system building that has been conducted in Canada and internationally.

Other Early Learning and Child Care Agreements 

Canada – Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Agreement - 2017-2020

Canada – Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Agreement - 2020-2021

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