Canada-Northwest Territories Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement
The Canada-Northwest Territories Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on December 15, 2021.
The Agreement is available online.
The Action Plan is available online.
Federal press release
$10-a-day child care for families in the Northwest Territories
Office of the Prime Minister, 15 December 2021
Provincial press release
The Government of Northwest Territories has not yet issued a press release in regards to the Agreement.
Updates and next steps
Early learning and child care strategy and action plan
Government of Northwest Territories, 3 March 2022
As community responses become available, information will be updated.
Note: Media coverage is listed from most recent to oldest.
N.W.T. gov't to re-evaluate child-care subsidy after operator outcry
CBC News, 25 April 2022
Parents feel caught in middle of NWT childcare subsidy dispute
Cabin Radio, 20 April 2022
Some child care providers shutting down due to subsidy rollout
Northern News Services, 20 April 2022
GNWT ‘is pushing childcare providers to breaking point’
Cabin Radio, 14 April 2022
Parent fees reduced in Northwest Territories: Space expansion the next hurdle
Child Care Now, 18 March 2022
50% child care fee reduction for families in the Northwest Territories
Employment and Social Development Canada, 3 March 2022
NWT: NWT publishes ‘vision to transform childcare’ by 2030
Cabin Radio, 3 March 2022
Canada, NWT ink deal to create 300 child care spaces by 2026
Northern News Services Limited (NNSL), 15 December 2021
Trudeau announces $10-a-day child care for Northwest Territories
Global News, 15 December 2021
Ottawa, N.W.T. announce $10-a-day child-care deal
CBC News, 15 December 2021
N.W.T. expected to sign federal child care deal this week
CBC News, 14 December 2021
Expect early child care deal by end of year: Simpson
Northern News Services Limited (NNSL), 24 November 2021
Advocacy and policy tools
As advocacy and policy tools become available, information will be updated.