BC signs federal agreement on early learning and child care


Governments of Canada and British Columbia sign an Agreement on Early Learning and Child Care


Prime Minister Paul Martin and British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell, along with Social Development Minister Ken Dryden and Stan Hagen, British Columbia’s Minister of Children and Family Development, announced today an historic Agreement in Principle that further supports the development of quality early learning and child care (ELCC) for young children and their families in British Columbia….

The Agreement in Principle sets out a long-term vision, principles, and goals to guide the development of regulated early learning and child care for children under six. It also outlines specific objectives that the Government of British Columbia will pursue over the next five years and how that Government will be accountable to British Columbians.

Read the media release from CCCABC