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  1. Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. That’s why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The Government of Canada recognizes Quebec’s leadership in early learning and child care.
  5. Government of Canada supports efforts to revitalize main streets, downtowns and neighbourhoods
  6. Young people and students have a pivotal role to play in Canada’s economic recovery and future growth. In the run-up to World Youth Skills Day on July 15, the Government of Canada is highlighting the importance of equipping young people with the skills they need and remains committed to helping them gain relevant experience for an evolving job market.
  7. 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.
  8. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will announce funding for innovative early learning and child care for families in Canada.
  9. 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.
  10. June is ALS Awareness Month and I want to extend my support to the approximately 3,000 Canadians living with ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The Government of Canada is committed to working with the ALS community to bring hope and a better quality of life to patients and their families.
  11. 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.
  12. Supporting the valuable work of the early childhood workforce is key to the success of a high-quality child care system, especially as the number of spaces expands across the country. That is why the governments of Canada and Manitoba are working together to increase the number of licensed child care spaces available in the province and investing in early childhood educators who do important work every day to nurture our children.
  13. 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.
  14. Government of Canada to make an announcement on innovative Early Learning and Child Care practices in Manitoba
  15. Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in Dartmouth
  16. Budget 2021 committed an investment of $50 million over two years to support projects that address posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma in frontline and other essential workers, and others affected by the pandemic.
  17. 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.
  18. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced that it will host Canada’s first Nuclear Energy Agency International Mentorship Workshop in May 2023. The event will be co-chaired by CNSC President Rumina Velshi and Curve Lake First Nation Chief Emily Whetung.
  19. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce a federal investment as part of the third phase of the CanCode program.
  20. Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every Canadian child the best start in life. While reducing child care fees is important, it is just one part of the equation. That is why the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are working together to increase the number of licensed child care spaces available in the province.
  21. 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.
  22. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Jenna Sudds, will be in Moncton to highlight Youth Employment and Skills Strategy projects in New Brunswick.
  23. Community-based research is critical to better understanding the causes and persistence of systemic racism and to addressing disparities related to race, gender and other forms of diversity. That’s why the Government of Canada supports research focused on the lived experiences of people from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups.
  24. Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow our economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every Canadian child the best start in life. While cutting child care fees is important, it is just one part of the equation. That is why the governments of Canada and British Columbia have been working together to increase the number of licensed child care spaces available in the province.
  25. Early learning and child care programs designed by and with Indigenous families and communities give Indigenous children, including Métis children, the best start in life and form an essential part of reconciliation.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. Each year youth across Canada are invited to enter the national Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). Contestants are tasked with producing an original video that illustrates the importance of working safely.
  35. 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.
  36. Adopting advanced manufacturing processes helps businesses grow and create highly-skilled jobs, making our communities stronger. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in companies like 3D BioFibR Inc.
  37. The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) is money from the Government of Canada to help pay for post-secondary education. It provides an initial payment of $500 in a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) and $100 for each subsequent benefit year of eligibility, up to the benefit year in which the beneficiary turns 15, to a maximum of $2,000. Contributions are not required to receive the CLB.
  38. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Premier Andrew Furey, and the Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Education, to provide an update on Pre-Kindergarten and the Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan across Newfoundland and Labrador.
  39. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement today on International Women’s Day. “Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and girls, in all their diversity, who are breaking down barriers, lifting each other up, and making the world a better place.
  40. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), issued a statement in recognition of International Women’s Day.
  41. Too many families across Canada lack access to high quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care. That is why the Government of Canada has laid out a plan to provide families in Canada with, on average, $10 a day child care for children under six years of age by March 2026. This plan will make life more affordable for families, create new jobs, get parents— especially women—back into the workforce, and grow the middle class, while giving every child a real and fair chance at success.
  42. Canada is steadfast in its support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. We are prepared to act jointly with partner International Energy Agency (IEA) countries to maintain security of supply in energy markets.
  43. The Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba have agreed to extend the Canada–Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. Through the extended agreement, the Government of Canada is providing nearly $98 million in funding over four years to strengthen Manitoba’s regulated child care services and offer support for the recruitment and retention of the child care workforce.
  44. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education & Early Childhood Learning of Manitoba, to announce additional support for recruitment, retention of Early Learning and Childcare workers across Manitoba.
  45. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Burlington, the Honourable Karina Gould, will virtually join British Columbia Minister’s, Minister Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care and Minister Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation to announce supports for ECEs workforce in the child care sector.
  46. Building accessible and inclusive communities, where persons with disabilities have equal opportunities to thrive and succeed, will be an essential part of Canada’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting community projects to provide greater access and opportunities for persons with disabilities.
  47. Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould, along with the Prime Minister of Canada the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, will virtually join Premier of Nova Scotia Tim Houston and Nova Scotia Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Becky Druhan, to make an early learning and child care announcement. Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Sean Fraser will also be in attendance.
  48. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement today on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: "On this day in 1989, families were having breakfast like on any other day. Parents greeted their daughters, and friends greeted each other as they walked into Polytechnique Montréal – never once doubting that this would be the last time they would see each other.
  49. Parents and guardians of children with disabilities have always faced unique challenges in finding quality, affordable and inclusive child care options that meet the specific needs of their children, a reality that has been intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is determined to build an early learning and child care system that is inclusive from the start, giving all children an equal chance to succeed.
  50. Day in and day out, educators across Canada are nurturing a culture of curiosity and encouraging young people to ask questions, to dream and to think outside the box.