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  1. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in Regina to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with Saskatchewan.
  2. In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada announced its ambitious plan for an average $10-a-day early learning and child care system across the country. Now that the Government of Canada has signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system, great progress is being made in this regard across the country.
  3. Fostering economic development, boosting tourism, and promoting Atlantic Canada’s unique places and experiences are key to building strong communities. The Government of Canada is investing in the Town of Port Hawkesbury to re-invigorate its waterfront, creating new business opportunities and a welcoming, accessible space for residents and visitors to explore.
  4. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19
  5. For families in Canada, access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system that will support an average of $10-a-day regulated child care across Canada.
  6. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Dartmouth
  7. Child care is not just a social policy—it is also an economic policy. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and give children in Canada the best start in life. That is why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  8. Government of Canada supports efforts to revitalize main streets, downtowns and neighbourhoods
  9. The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting families and children as we weather the lasting impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  10. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will be in southern Ontario to highlight the increase of the annual Canada Child Benefit.
  11. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns, neighbourhoods and parks are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. After more than two years of the pandemic, people are once again looking to frequent local businesses and rediscover their communities. As a result, organizations, business and tourism operators are developing fresh approaches and innovative ways to bring people back.
  12. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns, neighbourhoods and parks are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. After more than two years of the pandemic, people are once again looking to frequent local businesses and rediscover their communities. As a result, organizations, business and tourism operators are developing fresh approaches and innovative ways to bring people back.
  13. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, will announce support for three projects in Colchester County to help the region boost tourism and create growth opportunities for local businesses.
  14. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  15. Government of Canada to announce support for a community organization in Hammonds Plains
  16. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, along with Prince Edward Island’s Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning and Minister for the Status of Women, Natalie Jameson, will deliver remarks as co-chairs following the Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Most Responsible for Early Learning and Child Care, in Burnaby, British Columbia.
  17. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will announce funding for innovative early learning and child care for families in Canada.
  18. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  19. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  20. Halifax County will benefit from infrastructure and energy efficiency upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces
  21. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make virtual announcements regarding support for four community organizations.
  22. The Municipality of Argyle will benefit from trail upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces safely
  23. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  24. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning, Wayne Ewasko, to announce an increase in licensed child care spaces and the implementation of a wage grid for the child care workforce.
  25. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19
  26. Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in Dartmouth
  27. Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, will make an announcement regarding support to replace Shubenacadie’s only playground. MP Blois will be joined by Warden Eleanor Roulston from the Municipality of East Hants.
  28. Building a barrier-free country is a key priority for the Government of Canada. That is why it is working closely with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to create an early learning and child care system that is high quality, affordable, accessible and inclusive. These efforts will help ensure that all families in Canada – including those with children with disabilities – have access to child care that is adapted to their needs, and inclusive from the start.
  29. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce funding to make early learning and child care centres across Canada more accessible.
  30. Today, Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan Jr., issued the following statement marking World Day Against Child Labour:
  31. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Becky Druhan, Nova Scotia Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, to announce how Nova Scotia families will have increased access to licensed early learning and child care.
  32. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities.
  33. Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, will make an announcement regarding support for Camp Triumph.
  34. Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19
  35. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will make an announcement regarding support for six organizations in Lunenburg, Queens and Halifax Counties.
  36. Today, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, issued the following statement:
  37. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will participate in Guiding Our Children—Elders Sharing Their Voice, an Early Learning and Child Care Conference organized by the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan where she will highlight Canada’s investments in Indigenous early learning and child care projects benefitting Métis Nation families in Saskatoon.
  38. Atlantic Canadian tourism organizations and operators are working hard to recover from pandemic challenges and find new approaches to deliver world-class tourism experiences that tell the stories of the region, and what makes it such a special visitor destination. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting the Cape Breton Miners Museum in the expansion of an enhanced visitor experience that preserves and commemorates Cape Breton’s coal mining legacy.
  39. Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard, and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, will make an announcement regarding support for growth opportunities in tourism.
  40. Since 2015, the Government of Canada has delivered real improvements to make life more affordable from coast to coast to coast, including making a historic investment of $30 billion over five years to build a Canada-wide early learning and child care system in collaboration with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners.
  41. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Dominic Cardy, New Brunswick’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, to announce additional support for families. She will be accompanied by Jenica Atwin Member of Parliament for Fredericton.
  42. The early learning and child care sector is evolving in increasingly complex and challenging environments. Identifying innovative practices and solutions that better meet the needs of children and families will improve early learning and child care for the benefit of families in Canada.
  43. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  44. The Government of Canada invests more than $22,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.
  45. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make virtual announcements regarding support for two community organizations.
  46. The early learning and child care sector is evolving in increasingly complex and challenging environments. Identifying innovative practices and solutions that better meet the needs of children and families is necessary to improving early learning and child care for the benefit of families in Canada.
  47. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will make a funding announcement on innovative Early Learning and Child Care practices for the benefit of families in Canada.
  48. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Jeanie McLean, Yukon’s Minister of Education, to announce additional support for recruitment and retention of Early Learning and Child Care workers across the Yukon.
  49. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. These amenities are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  50. The Government of Canada invests more than $274,000 in nine community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.