Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s budget, tabled in the House of Commons on April 19, 2021, will bring annual federal spending to historic levels. The federal government intends to use this injection of new funds to build a comprehensive system of early learning and child care for Canada.
Come on out and hear from Child Care Now, the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, and the Canadian Child Care Federation for a webinar highlighting the next steps that the Federal Budget 2021 has for early learning and child care.
OTTAWA, APRIL 19, 2021 – Child care advocates say the federal budget plan for early learning and child care marks a historic turning point for Canada’s children, parents, women, including those working in child care services, and that it will bring about better, fairer and faster economic recovery. “The multi-year budget plan will make early…
By committing to building a Canada-wide system of early learning and child care with a federal investment of $30 billion over five years, the federal government is making history with its 2021 budget.
Child care sector in most Canadian cities at risk because of rising fees and declining enrolment, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Expert submission to the Federal Ministry of Finance for pre-2020-21 federal budget consultations.
The centre shut down last fall after its landlord, the federal government, decided to start charging commercial rent. But a persistent campaign by parents, child care advocates and elected officials got the centre the permanent rent relief it needed to reopen.
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