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The Canada-New Brunswick Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement

The Canada-New Brunswick Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on December 13, 2021.

The Agreement is not yet available online.

The 2021-2023 action plan can be found online.

Federal press release

$10-a-day child care for families in New Brunswick 
Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, 13 December 2021

Provincial press release

Families to receive more affordable child care through $544-million agreement
Government of New Brunswick, 13 December 2021

Updates and next steps

Canada-New Brunswick Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement: New Brunswick Action Plan 2021-2023
Government of New Brunswick & Government of Canada, 23 March 2022

Community responses 

Child Care Now on Canada-NB Canada-Wide Child Care Agreement
Child Care Now, 13 December 2021

Media coverage

Note: Media coverage is listed from most recent to oldest.

New Brunswick asks daycares to pause creation of subsidized spaces until November
Global News, 19 May 2022

Daycare fees in N.B. to be cut in half by June
CBC News, 25 April 2022

Trudeau, Higgs promise $10-a-day child care across New Brunswick within next 5 years
Global News, 13 December 2021

Trudeau, Higgs promise $10-a-day child care across New Brunswick within next 5 years
Global News, 13 December 2021

New Brunswick signs onto $10-a-day child-care deal with Ottawa
CBC News, 13 December 2021

Garderies à 10 $ : Des clauses spéciales pour les francophones, assure Trudeau
ONFR+, 13 December 2021

PM unveils $10/day daycare deal with New Brunswick
iPolitics, 13 December 2021

Garderie à 10 $:Le fédéral annoncera une entente avec le N.-B. et les T.N.-O.
CBC News, 10 December 2021

Improving child care in New Brunswick: Another step towards a universal system
NB Media Co-op, 15 November 2021

Affordable child-care agreement on the horizon, Higgs says
CBC News, 22 September 2021

Childcare provider optimistic New Brunswick will eventually sign onto cheaper daycare plan
Global News, 28 July 2021

What $10 a day in child-care costs could mean for parents if N.B. signs up for federal plan
CBC News, 19 July 2021

Daycare operators hope $10-per-day childcare deal can be struck in New Brunswick
Global News, 15 July 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

As advocacy and policy tools become available, information will be updated.

Other Early Learning and Child Care Agreements 

 

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