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Canada-Prince Edward Island Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement

The Canada-Prince Edward Island Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was signed on July 27, 2021.

The Agreement and Action Plan are available online.

Federal press release

$10 a day child care for families in Prince Edward Island
Office of the Prime Minister, 27 July 2021

Provincial press release

$10 a day child care for families in Prince Edward Island
Government of Prince Edward Island, 27 July 2021

Updates and next steps

Parent fee reductions coming January 1
Government of Prince Edward Island, 22 December 2021

Early learning and child care investments
Government of Prince Edward Island, 28 July 2021

Community responses 

Child care advocates applaud PEI child care agreement–the first reached with a provincial Conservative government
Child Care Now, 27 July 2021

Media coverage

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

First year of P.E.I.'s public pre-kindergarten program draws fewer kids than expected
CBC News, 16 May 2022

Video: PM Justin Trudeau makes a child-care announcement in Charlottetown
Government of Canada and Government of Prince Edwards Island, 27 July 2021

Ottawa and P.E.I. sign child-care agreement
iPolitics, 27 July 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces P.E.I. latest province to sign on to $10 a day childcare plan
SaltWire, 27 July 2021

Ottawa, P.E.I. strike new child-care deal aiming for $10 daily fees within 3 years
CBC News, 28 July 2021

P.E.I. in talks for $10-a-day daycare deal, spokesperson says
CBC News, 13 July 2021

Federal childcare agreement imminent, says P.E.I. minister
Saltwire, 13 July 2021

Advocacy and policy tools

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

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