Media Release: Child Care Now Nova Scotia Calls on Federal and Provincial Governments to Invest More

PRESS RELEASE CHILD CARE NOW NOVA SCOTIA CALLS ON FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS TO INVEST MORE JUNE 29, 2023, KJPUKTUK/HALIFAX (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – Yesterday, the federal government announced the Early Learning and Child Care Infrastructure Fund, with $625 million in capital investment in child care over four years to create new not-for-profit and public… Continue reading Media Release: Child Care Now Nova Scotia Calls on Federal and Provincial Governments to Invest More

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From Market to Public: The Todd Veinotte Show

Thankful we had the opportunity to chat with Todd Veinotte this morning on CityNews Halifax 95.7. We were able to expand on the importance and complexity of moving from a market model to building a publicly funded and managed system; and emphasize why government must develop a wage scale that acknowledges ECEs critical place at… Continue reading From Market to Public: The Todd Veinotte Show

Media Release: Nova Scotia child care system building must stay on track

May 10th, 2022 KJIPUKTUK/HALIFAX—Child care fees are on track to drop substantially across Canada but the rollout across provinces and territories will vary. The federal government promised a 50% fee reduction by the end of 2022 in its 2021 federal budget. According to a report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives this morning,… Continue reading Media Release: Nova Scotia child care system building must stay on track

Child Care Now Nova Scotia’s Statement on the Bilateral Early Learning and Child Care Agreement

Child Care Now Nova Scotia’s Statement on the Bilateral Early Learning and Child Care Agreement The Bilateral Agreement signed by  Nova Scotia  and the Government of Canada has the potential to transform the way we view, manage, and deliver Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) in Nova Scotia. The Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care… Continue reading Child Care Now Nova Scotia’s Statement on the Bilateral Early Learning and Child Care Agreement

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Press Release: Child Care Now Nova Scotia is extremely pleased for families

KJIPUKTUK/HALIFAX— Child Care Now Nova Scotia is extremely pleased that parent fees will be reduced more quickly than previously announced. This morning the federal and provincial governments announced that average fees for licensed programs will be reduced by 25 per cent on April 1, 2022 to January 1, 2022, and by a further 25 per cent, on average,… Continue reading Press Release: Child Care Now Nova Scotia is extremely pleased for families