Government of Nova Scotia fails to achieve target promised to Canada, leaves ECEs disappointed again

KJIPUKTUK/HALIFAX—When the federal and provincial governments signed the Canada-Nova Scotia Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement in 2021, it outlined a number of objectives, targets, and benchmarks that both parties agreed were critical to achieving their vision of reducing parent fees, creating more high-quality spaces, recruiting and retaining qualified early childhood educators (ECEs), and ultimately creating a system that is inclusive and accessible to all Canadians. On October 12th, the Nova Scotia Government failed to deliver an important target. The agreement between Canada and Nova Scotia outlines Nova Scotia’s action plan as agreed upon between the parties, and the…

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