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Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement

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

The Agreement and Action Plan are not yet available online. 

Federal press release

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

Provincial press release

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

Updates and next steps

Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador provide update on pre-kindergarten and the early learning and child care action plan
Governments of Newfoundland and Canada, 9 March 2022

Measures to support recruitment and address staff shortages in early learning and child care sector
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, 25 November 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

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

Premier Furey, there’s an elephant in the childcare classroom
Saltwire, 4 April 2022

Government recruiting early childhood educators to meet future demand
VOCM, 10 March 2022 

Provincial and federal governments to provide update on child care
Governments of Newfoundland and Canada, 9 March 2022 

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

Other Early Learning and Child Care Agreements

Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Early Learning and Child Care Agreement - 2017-2020

 

 

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