Childcare

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, meets with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will announce a deal they've reached on child care during an event in Edmonton today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta latest province to ink $10-a-day child-care deal with federal government

Deal is for $3.8 billion in federal funding over the next five years

 

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Alberta NDP Opposition wants immediate funding for daycare operators during COVID-19

NDP critic: ‘I’ve heard from countless child-care programs that are on the brink of closure’

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government’s national plan was inspired by Quebec’s child-care network and that it can give Quebec the money without strings attached because Quebec’s system has already achieved the federal government’s goals. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Alberta speaks out on Trudeau’s child care agreement with Quebec

Quebec receives $6 billion over five years without conditions attached

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government’s national plan was inspired by Quebec’s child-care network and that it can give Quebec the money without strings attached because Quebec’s system has already achieved the federal government’s goals. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
A man walks his daughter to daycare on a rainy morning in Montreal on October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A man walks his daughter to daycare on a rainy morning in Montreal on October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen speaks during a press conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals set to kick-start talks on new child-care system and funding, Hussen says

Liberals set to kick-start talks on new child-care system and funding, Hussen says

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen speaks during a press conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The campus of the University of Calgary, is shown on May 29, 2004. A report from Children First Canada and the University of Calgary says the top 10 threats to childhood, which had been increasing over the past decade, are spiking further as a result of the pandemic, in a Sept. 3, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada trails other rich countries in caring for kids: reports

A pair of newly released reports collectively argue Canada was failing to…

The campus of the University of Calgary, is shown on May 29, 2004. A report from Children First Canada and the University of Calgary says the top 10 threats to childhood, which had been increasing over the past decade, are spiking further as a result of the pandemic, in a Sept. 3, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Parent Meaghan Zelowsky reads a book last year to her daughters Zosia and Fira, who attended Pines Day Care. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer child care agencies face difficult decisions

Province reviewing $25 a day child care

Parent Meaghan Zelowsky reads a book last year to her daughters Zosia and Fira, who attended Pines Day Care. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Austin Boyce-Pettes, 5, plays prior to a press conference and signing ceremony as Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos meets with federal-provincial and territorial ministers responsible for “Early Learning and Child Care” in Ottawa on Monday.

Ottawa signs child care deal with provinces

OTTAWA — The new national child care deal the Liberal government has…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Austin Boyce-Pettes, 5, plays prior to a press conference and signing ceremony as Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos meets with federal-provincial and territorial ministers responsible for “Early Learning and Child Care” in Ottawa on Monday.